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==Description==
 
==Description==
  
In the context of the [[ICAO|International Civil Aviation Organisation]]( ICAO) and [[European Community]] (EC) obligations, the concept of contingency can be organised along a “Contingency Lifecycle”.  A diagrammatic presentation of the Contingency Lifecycle is presented below:
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In the context of the [[ICAO|International Civil Aviation Organisation]] (ICAO) and European Community (EC) obligations, the concept of contingency can be organised along a “Contingency Lifecycle”.  A diagrammatic presentation of the Contingency Lifecycle is presented below:
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[[File:Contingency Lifecycle.jpg|700x357 px]]
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The horizontal axis shows the time. The durations of the different phases shown are not representative of the length of those phases.  They could be very different from one event to another or from one environment to another.  This Lifecycle should not necessarily be understood as a sequence of modes of operation. For instance, in certain circumstances depending on the cause/type of disruption:
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*A system (technical, people and procedures) working in 'normal' operation can evolve directly into an “emergency” situation; or
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*A system can deteriorate into a “degraded mode of operation” that further evolves into an “emergency” situation; or
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*An “emergency situation” can be followed by a 'service continuity' mode of operation.
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*In some situations, it might be necessary to move straight from 'normal' operation into a 'service continuity' mode of operation; or
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*The outage may lead to a disruption whose elapsed time is of days or weeks
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==Related Articles==
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*[[Policy on Contingency]]
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*[[Crisis Management]]
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*[[Degraded Modes of Operation]]
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*[[Emergency Phase in Contingency]]
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*[[Fail to Safe]]
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*[[Service Continuity]]
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==Further Reading==
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*For further information on Contingency Planning see the [http://www.skybrary.aero/bookshelf/books/2607.pdf EUROCONTROL, Guidelines for Contingency Planning for Air Navigation Services (including Service Continuity)]. In particular, further details are provided in Chapter 1, page 11.
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*[https://skybrary.aero/bookshelf/books/4713.pdf Background, Definitions and Life Cycle of Contingency- presentation by Gerald Amar, EUROCONTROL]
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*See also the [http://www.skybrary.aero/bookshelf/books/2608.pdf EUROCONTROL Reference Guide to EUROCONTROL Guidelines for Contingency Planning]
 
   
 
   
 
  
 
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Definition

The contingency lifecycle breaks down the stages of a contingency into normal operations; emergency situations; degraded modes of operation; service continuity; recovery to normal operations and (back to) normal operations.

Objective

The objective of the contingency lifecycle is to provide a common point of reference for all stakeholders to identify common stages in the progression from normal operations through the intervening stages back to normal operations again. It provides a structure for contingency planning.

Description

In the context of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and European Community (EC) obligations, the concept of contingency can be organised along a “Contingency Lifecycle”. A diagrammatic presentation of the Contingency Lifecycle is presented below:

Contingency Lifecycle.jpg

The horizontal axis shows the time. The durations of the different phases shown are not representative of the length of those phases. They could be very different from one event to another or from one environment to another. This Lifecycle should not necessarily be understood as a sequence of modes of operation. For instance, in certain circumstances depending on the cause/type of disruption:

  • A system (technical, people and procedures) working in 'normal' operation can evolve directly into an “emergency” situation; or
  • A system can deteriorate into a “degraded mode of operation” that further evolves into an “emergency” situation; or
  • An “emergency situation” can be followed by a 'service continuity' mode of operation.
  • In some situations, it might be necessary to move straight from 'normal' operation into a 'service continuity' mode of operation; or
  • The outage may lead to a disruption whose elapsed time is of days or weeks

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Further Reading