Mobile Phones in Emergency Response: Lessons learnt from the London Underground Bombings

A report from the investigation of the emergency response work of the 7 july 2005 bombings of the London underground has recently been published. The report from the London Assembley addresses, amongs many things, the use of mobile phones by professional responders and the shut-down of the public´s access to the mobile network. Lessons learnt from the response efforts includes the need for an improved dedicated digital radio-system for the police, medical and fire services. The report consists of a detailed account of the bombings and the response work.
Download the report at www.london.gov.uk/assembly/reports/ or click here.

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