Commissioned by the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, Rijkswaterstaat is responsible for the design, construction, management and maintenance of the main infrastructure facilities in the Netherlands. ISR Europe delivered a programme where a new role on strategic level in the crisis management organisation is being developed and brought to the attention of all relevant actors. building on this, a training programme is being developed.
The drinking water companies in The Netherlands are improving their security management approach due to new risks. ISR Europe supported a few drinking water companies with the revision of their access security policy.
ISR Europe organised an exercise requested by the Dutch Department of Security and Justice where 8 country teams with participants from over 20 countries were tasked to create a joint information overview based on fragmented information in order to control a fictional crisis situation (terrorism threat).
ISR Europe, together with Capgemini Consulting, executed a number of training sessions for the thematic educative programme ‘Floodings’ where crisis professionals from the national crisis management structure were trained to be better prepared for large-scale water crises.
ISR Europe supported several governmental organisations (ministries / inspections) with the drafting of a new agreement regarding radiation protection in the Netherlands with various tasks for different parties.
ISR Europe supported the Dutch National Coordinator of Security and Counterterrorism (NCTV) and European Commission in organising and execution a large scale table top exercise. A number of 22 countries worked together via this innovative exercise to identify the possibilities for improving cross border collaboration in order to protect the EU’s critical infrastructures.
ISR Europe supported the Dutch Department of Infrastructure and Environment and the national government with the setup and rollout of a new crisis role. The 'administrative connection' will be the administrative liaison within the safety regions for all policies of the Ministry.
In the context of the project 'Herijking Vitaal' - of which the Ministry of Security and Justice is responsible – ISR Europe has assisted the Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment with the execution of a new risk impact analysis for processes that could be marked critical in this sector.
The CET-S exercised their crisis management skills with a scenario on incidents with category B radioactive objects. ISR Europe developed a tailored exercise and executed this.
ISR Europe supported the Department of Infrastructure and Environment with the rearrangement of crisis management tasks between the Department and the newly developed organisation ‘Authority for Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection’ (ANVS). The ANVS is a new governmental agency that combines expertise in the fields of nuclear safety and radiation protection, as well as security and safeguards. The ANVS is the competent authority for The Netherlands (IAEA).
In response to the evaluation of various exercises and real incidents, ISR Europe was requested to identify patterns and anomalies within the operational processes of the CETmd. We we’re than asked to analyse these and design and apply a new unified working method for their emergency management approach.