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Emergency Communications Links

The following are a selection of links to web sites related to emergency communications. If you are aware of a link that should be added to this page, please contact EMTELsupport@etsi.org

ATM Forum white paper "Homeland Security & Public Safety Networks: Countering Terrorism and Disaster with Technology"

British APCO (ex-BAPCO) Journal: official magazine for the British Association Public Safety Communication Officer

E911 programme, Federal Communications Commission (FCC), US

E-MERGE project (vehicle based emergency call systems)

EMILY project (location based services)

Ericsson Response™ Programme

EU Civil Protection & Environmental Emergencies

EU eSafety programme

EU Information Society

European Emergency Number Association - EENA 1-1-2

European Telecommunications Resilience and Recovery Association (ETR²A)

European Union Single Emergency Call Number 112

Global Disaster Information Network (GDIN)

I Am Alive (IAA) System

IETF - Internet Emergency Preparedness (ieprep)

Industry Canada Emergency Telecommunications Branch

Inmarsat Maritime Safety Services

International Disaster and Emergency Readiness (IDER)

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

International Rescue Corps

London Prepared

National Task Force on Interoperability (NTFI, US) report: "Why Can't We Talk? Working Together to Bridge the Communications Gap to Save Lives."

NATO C3 Agency

NATO C3 Agency secure communications website


Next Generation Networks APIs to Support Emergency Telecommunications Services

PARLAY Emergency Telecom Service Working Group

Project MESA

PSC Europe Forum

SARSAT (Search and rescue satellite-aided tracking) Program

SOS 112 Europe

The Tampere Convention

Télécoms Sans Frontières

The International Emergency Management Society (TIEMS)

UK Resilience

UN ReliefWeb pages on Emergency Telecommunications

Wireless Emergency Response Team (WERT)

Working Group on Emergency Telecommunications (WGET)



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