The "The Netherlands" takes place in The Hague and focuses on a flood affecting part of the Safety Region Haaglanden and about 500,000 people. The main objective of the Trial is to find and test solutions for planning of resources, exchanging -related information and planning and managing large scale evacuation of population in urban areas. The Trial will be organised as a table-top based on a simulated environment.
Trial objective 1
The objective is to improve the to plan and coordinate resources for during large scale and long-term . Aimed at police for logistical reasons.
Trial objective 2
The objective is to improve the ability to exchange -related information among all organizations that might have a role or that might be affected during a crisis, which is currently sub-optimal in the Netherlands due to non-technical reasons.
Trial objective 3
The objective is to improve the planning and management of large-scale evacuation of population in urban areas.
This simulates the early warning , , information exchange and decision making in the context of flooding in the area of The Hague, Netherlands. It features several sub-scenarios, related to:
- Threat Phase - early warning and setting up of the management organisation (2-5 days before )
- Impact Phase - the lock of Scheveningen collapses, the dikes near Wateringse Veld and Leidscheveen are threatened. Many citizens to be rescued.
- Cascading effects - flood results in water pollution power outages and telecommunications failures.
DRIVER+ project has received funding from the European Union's 7th Framework Programme for Research,