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Stephan Hittmann: The 911 FUND's Fact Finding Reports in South Africa

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Stephan Hittmann: The 911 FUND's Fact Finding Reports in South Africa

  1. 1. Stephan Hittmann: The911 FUNDs Fact FindingReports in South Africa Stephan Hittmann
  2. 2. Stephan Hittmann: The 911 FUNDsFact Finding Reports in South AfricaCo-founder and president of the 911 FUND, Stephan Hittmann travelsaround the world speaking to audiences about emergencypreparedness in a post-9/11 world. He advises emergencyresponders on an international basis, providing valuable analysis toenhance emergency teams, improve firefighting training andequipment, and promote civic health and safety.
  3. 3. Stephan Hittmann: The 911 FUNDsFact Finding Reports in South AfricaAs part of its international activity working with fire departmentsacross the globe, the 911 FUND sends teams of emergencyspecialists to diverse regions. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, the911 FUND works toward its founding goals of reducing risk toemergency responders and civilians in the aftermath of disasters,building emergency response preparedness, and minimizing propertyloss in the event of fires and other natural and man-made disasters.
  4. 4. Stephan Hittmann: The 911 FUNDsFact Finding Reports in South AfricaWhen representatives of the 911 FUND travel to foreign countries,they apply their specialized skills to the in-depth analysis of a city’sor a country’s ability to meet disasters with appropriate training andequipment.
  5. 5. Stephan Hittmann: The 911 FUNDsFact Finding Reports in South AfricaWhen the 911 FUND contributed analyses to Members of theExecutive Committee, the Consul General of South Africa, officials inDisaster Management, etc., its extensive recommendations includedan evaluation of the city of Johannesburg and its EMS capabilities, anevaluation of KawZulu-Natal Province, and elsewhere. The 911FUNDs reports analyzed numerous issues, including fire stations,personnel, and the need for communication between industry andgovernment, which has led to the formalization of a multi-yearrelationship between South Africa and the 911 FUND.

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