Description of the organisation:
SON_Respons works with stakeholders and competent authorities involved in the Dutch national response plan, through the organisation of national trainings and exercise programmes.
The Organisation the coordination of a national network of rehab centres on oiled wildlife using the EUROWA training modules.
SON_Respons advises Rijkswaterstaat on oiled wildlife preparedness and response i.e. the Government on oiled wildlife preparedness. Mobilising rehab centres in case of a spill.
Area of expertise:
- Preparedness of stakeholders of the National Response plan (national training and exercise programme)
- Network coordination of rehabilitation centres on oiled wildlife
- Rijkswaterstaat technical advisor on oiled wildlife preparedness and response
EUROWA Charter signed in 2020
Involvement in European preparedness/EUROWA since 2014
Meet the team
Describe your job
How would you explain your job to a five-year-old?
What do you love most about your job?
Being able to alleviate the suffering of animals.
What are the trickiest situations you face as part of your job?
To create awareness and get authorities to invest in preparedness for oiled wildlife scenarios when there is no immediate threat, particularly in harbours.
What was your dream occupation as a child?
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