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CRJ 15.3 is on its way!

CRJ 15.3 is on its way!

The September edition of CRJ is here! Print copies are winging their way around the world and digital access to articles is available to subscribers

Drone mapping and public safety: Crash investigations

Drone mapping and public safety: Crash investigations

CRJ Key Network Partner Pix4D explains how useful drones can be by providing 3-D maps of vehicle crash scenes

Taking a new approach

Taking a new approach

Looking for new perspectives to solve wicked problems is the focus for the Emergency Planning Society in its annual two-day conference that will be held virtually for the first time from September 23 to 24

Covid-19: Hidden heroes and mental health

Covid-19: Hidden heroes and mental health

Lyzi G Cota draws attention to the damage that Covid-19 might do to the mental health of emergency management teams and first responders, including the risk of PTSD

CRJ welcomes Beverley Griffiths to its Advisory Panel

CRJ welcomes Beverley Griffiths to its Advisory Panel

Beverley is a Senior Lecturer in Emergency Planning at the University of Wolverhampton, a CRJ Key Network Partner

Covid-19: Reports worth reading

Covid-19: Reports worth reading

Phil Trendall examines the latest findings from reports into the UK Government's handling of the Covid-19 response and the question of a public inquiry

Civil defence: From emergency response to intercommunal peacebuilding

Civil defence: From emergency response to intercommunal peacebuilding

Alistair Harris says that emergency response can open dialogue and overcome barriers to bring harmony to countries with fragile relationships

Covid-19: What works in an effective multi-agency response, Part III

Covid-19: What works in an effective multi-agency response, Part III

The authors present the final part of this research summary

Exploring the mystery surrounding 'red teams'

Exploring the mystery surrounding 'red teams'

CRJ Advisory Panel member, Lina Kolesnikova explains the concept of red teams and their important role in improving organisations' effectiveness in a crisis

Take the Risk and Resilience Survey and get your points heard

Take the Risk and Resilience Survey and get your points heard

DRI's annual survey is available until September 7 and is open to all those who work in the fields of emergency response, continuity, crisis and security

Emergency service communications report

Emergency service communications report

Findings from a research report on Fire and Rescue Services' approach to broadband migration and communications will be presented in a webinar hosted by TCCA and British APCO

Lebanon: Huge support needed as Beirut is shaken to its core

Lebanon: Huge support needed as Beirut is shaken to its core

The International Committee of the Red Cross makes an appeal for support as its volunteers and Beirut's residents undertake the daunting task of clearing the devastation and supporting the injured and homeless

Covid-19: The road to recovery

Covid-19: The road to recovery

Chris Malpass, Executive Director of Helpful Digital, outlines three key elements that organisations can address as they consider moving on to the recovery process

A brave new world: Building back better from Covid-19

A brave new world: Building back better from Covid-19

The lockdown measures have shown us what opportunities might arise from the pandemic but will policymakers act now to make the world more sustainable, fairer and more inclusive?

Covid-19, faecal shedding and our duty to schools

Covid-19, faecal shedding and our duty to schools

Christopher J Butcher from Eastern Michigan University in the US, says that in considering reopening schools this autumn, one aspect is being overlooked – the toilet situation

Building authenticity in crisis communications

Building authenticity in crisis communications

Amanda Coleman says that is not enough to have plans, policies, and procedures in place to deal with a crisis. We need empathy and authenticity, too

Andy Towler, founder of The Resilience Group, joins CRJ's Advisory Panel

Andy Towler, founder of The Resilience Group, joins CRJ's Advisory Panel

The CRJ team looks forward to working with Andy, an expert in disaster and emergency management

How Covid-19 shows the critical need to transform crisis response

How Covid-19 shows the critical need to transform crisis response

Patrick Lagadec, assisted by Emily Hough examine the challenge of reaching a posture, despite our previous habits, that will truly allow us to learn the lessons from these events