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close this bookEmergency Information Management and Telecommunications - Trainer's Guide - 1st Edition (Disaster Management Training Programme, 78 p.)
close this folderPART 2: EMERGENCY TELECOMMUNICATIONS (1 hour and 30 minutes)
View the document(introduction...)
View the document36. Part 2 Learning Objectives: Emergency telecommunications
View the document37. Emergency telecommunications
View the document38. Major emergency telecommunications management concerns
View the document39. Typical political/organizational concerns
View the document40. Possible solutions to political/organizational concerns
View the document41. Equipment/infrastructure concerns
View the document42. Emergency telecommunications technologies
View the document43. Strategic (worldwide) telecommunications systems
View the document44. Tactical (short-range or local) telecommunications systems
View the document45. UN/DHA On-Site Operations Co-ordination Center Network
View the document46. UN/DHA OSOCC Network: Capital - Site Links
View the document47. Summary

39. Typical political/organizational concerns


Note the barriers, ask for any additions that participants can offer. Explain that, despite wide knowledge of these barriers, the lack of an effective framework for cooperation continues to be a serious limitation.

· Import limits on telecommunications equipment
· Barriers to quick transborder access for experts
· Regulatory barriers to radio use
· Lack of agreement on, confusion over common calling channels