publication . Article . 2009

Responsibility modelling for civil emergency planning

Sommerville, Ian; Storer, Timothy; Lock, Russell;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2009 Journal: Risk Management, volume 11, pages 179-207 (issn: 1460-3799, eissn: 1743-4637, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This paper presents a new approach to analysing and understanding civil emergency planning based on the notion of responsibility modelling combined with HAZOPS-style analysis of information requirements. Our goal is to represent complex contingency plans so that they can be more readily understood, so that inconsistencies can be highlighted and vulnerabilities discovered. In this paper, we outline the framework for contingency planning in the United Kingdom and introduce the notion of responsibility models as a means of representing the key features of contingency plans. Using a case study of a flooding emergency, we illustrate our approach to responsibility mod...
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free text keywords: Strategy and Management, Economics and Econometrics, Business and International Management, Finance, Risk forecasting, Public relations, business.industry, business, Economics, Customer care, Sociotechnical system, Risk management, Civil Emergency Message, Environmental resource management, Contingency plan, Vulnerability, Information exchange
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publication . Article . 2009

Responsibility modelling for civil emergency planning

Sommerville, Ian; Storer, Timothy; Lock, Russell;