Zelfredzaamheid en burgerhulp bij rampen en crises

Translated title of the contribution: Resilience and spontaneous volunteering in emergencies and disasters

Jaap Bouwmeester, Frank Ten Doeschot, Amar Mathurin, Gwendolyn Van Straaten, Mariëlle Stel, Margôt Kuttschreuter, Marleen Haandrikman

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The government is responsible for emergency and disaster management. It is, however, important that citizens, companies and social organisations also feel responsible for keeping society safe during emergencies and disasters. A resilient society can help in averting crisis situations or limit the impact of these. The government would like to facilitate and empower resilience building in citizens in order for them to be better prepared before, during and after an emergency. The issue is how to coordinate and direct this in the best way. The study focused on the following topics: 1. the extent in which citizens are resilient and will act as spontaneous volunteers in the event of emergencies or disasters 2. the way in which the government can effectively facilitate and empower resilience and spontaneous volunteering 3. the control tools available to the government to prevent resilience and spontaneous volunteering from leading to (unmanageable) undesired or even adverse side effects
Translated title of the contributionResilience and spontaneous volunteering in emergencies and disasters
Original languageDutch
Place of PublicationEnschede
PublisherUniversity of Twente
Number of pages101
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2021

Publication series

NameWODC rapport
PublisherWetenschappelijk Onderzoek- en Documentatiecentrum (WODC)


  • Burgers
  • Zelfredzaamheid
  • Rampomstandigheden
  • Crisisbeheersing
  • Hulpverlening
  • Effectiviteit en efficiency
  • Epidemie
  • Preventiebeleid
  • Hulpverleners
  • Samenwerking


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