Center for Advanced Research in Emergency Response (CARER)

Forskning inom respons- och räddningssystem

Center for Advanced Research in Emergency Response, is a collaboration between Linköping University (LiU) and the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency which aims to consolidate and strengthen LiU's research in risk, response and rescue area.

CARER activities are primarily directed towards research and training to deal with society's response capacity in case of accidents, which includes everything from everyday accidents to the extraordinary events on local, national and global levels. It also an opportunity to combine and complement the traditional response resources, such as rescue and ambulance services, with other community resources including the individual.

Collaboration opportunities and difficulties between these different types of resources becomes an important element. The area is inherently interdisciplinary, spanning over three faculties (philosophical, medical and technical) and seven faculties.

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