The current pandemic of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, raises questions and brings challenges regarding municipal waste management practices and procedures (safety and health measures for employees, waste treatment requirements, general procedures due to coronavirus for the waste sector). Source: https://www.acrplus.org/en/municipal-waste-management-covid-19 Waste from possible cases and… Read More »Keeping your environment clean and stay safe.
3 ways transportation systems are adapting to the coronavirus crisis – and what we can learn In the wake the coronavirus outbreak, we’ve learned transportation ecosystems aren’t either “publicly” or “privately” owned. Transportation systems must adapt quickly. A holistic view of our transportation system can… Read More »3 ways transportation systems are adapting to the coronavirus crisis – and what we can learn
More measures are being implemented to protect United Kingdoms (UK), public transport drivers following the death of drivers from COVID-19. At least nine bus drivers have died in the UK after testing positive for COVID-19, prompting calls for more stringent safety measures, particularly in relation… Read More »Passenger management trials implemented to protect UK transport drivers from COVID-19.
There may be shortages of hand sanitizer, toilet paper and COVID-19 test kits (depending on who is talking), but one pandemic survival tool apCOVID-19 pandemic prompts Berkeley neighbours to help one another appears to be getting more abundant every day: the kindness of strangers. Over… Read More »Neighbours helping neighbours during COVID.
Louise Casey, hired by Boris Johnson last month over the issue of homelessness, was scheduled to start her role after Easter but deepening disquiet that the government was “sleepwalking” on homeless people’s vulnerability to Covid-19 led to her being drafted in to spearhead its response.… Read More »Hotels to become homeless shelters under coronavirus plan
The Swedish City of Uppsala has set up a job platform to create a pool of municipal workers. Since it is highly possible that there will be a lack of staff in many areas due a possibly extended outbreak of Covid-19, the city is looking… Read More »A City’s Job Platform to Create a Pool of Municipal Workers
These are some links to simple videos we prepared in the Slovenian national fire school for Slovenian firefighters upon their request. On some we have put english text, others are self explanatory as they are just video with no spoken audio. Kind regards, Milan Dubravac… Read More »Instructional Videos for COVID-19 Firefighter Procedures
On Monday 23 March, the 53 Ghent councillors followed the council meeting online on their home computer, in compliance with the coronavirus measures. It was the largest digital council meeting ever held in Flanders. The city now wants to share its knowhow with other municipalities.… Read More »Ghent organises online meeting of city council
4 Ways Museums Can Successfully Leverage Digital Content and Channels during Coronavirus While these indefinite closures are presenting challenges, museum professionals have acted rapidly and creatively to keep their audiences engaged remotely. In the age of coronavirus (COVID-19), museums are facing unprecedented difficulties and… Read More »Leverage Digital Content and Social Channels to Let Museum’s Open Their Doors
This survey assists the efforts of NYC Emergency Management in preparing and coordinating emergencies on the community level. https://www1.nyc.gov/site/em/ready/share-your-space-survey.page