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Table 3 Alarm Procedure

From: Structured analysis, evaluation and report of the emergency response to a terrorist attack in Wuerzburg, Germany using a new template of standardised quality indicators

Alarm Procedure Data Assessment
Δ t from first emergency call until use of buzzword (i.e. terror, rampage, life-threatening situation) Δt: 4 min Result: 2 2: immediate 1: delayed 0: no
Δt from first emergency call until first alarm Δt: 4 min Result: 2 2: immediate 1: delayed 0: no
Δ t from first alarm until rescue forces report operational readiness Δt: 20 min descriptive
Δ t from operational readiness until arrival of the rescue forces on scene Δt: 10 min descriptive
Was there enough manpower at the rescue headquarter (dispatch center) at the start of the operation No descriptive
Has the rescue headquarter an alarm system of additional recruitment in place if needed yes descriptive
If there was a lack of forces in the rescue headquarter: Δ t from first notification until full recruitment Δt: 30 min descriptive