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CRJ 12:1 out now

CRJ 12:1 out now

Antimicrobial resistance, Brexit, flooding in France, nanoparticle hazards, terrorism and security public information and much more...

A review of the San Bernadino public safety response to 2015 terrorist shooting incident

A review of the San Bernadino public safety response to 2015 terrorist shooting incident

A critical incident review titled Bringing calm to chaos, looks at the San Bernardino public safety response to the 2015 terrorist shooting incident at the Inland Regional Centre, reports Roger Gomm for CRJ

Modular system for blast-resistant, storm-proof buildings

Modular system for blast-resistant, storm-proof buildings

The panels are steel, fit together like Lego bricks, and cost less to install and maintain than concrete, for more resilient buildings and homes

Future of UK-EU police and security co-operation to be explored

Future of UK-EU police and security co-operation to be explored

The EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee starts its inquiry into future UK-EU police and security co-operation taking evidence from academics, NGOs and legal professionals on current UK-EU co-operation and the future

The Great Fire of London, 1666: A Cold Case Fire Investigation

The Great Fire of London, 1666: A Cold Case Fire Investigation

To mark the 350th Anniversary of the Great Fire of London, the Worshipful Company of Firefighters has commissioned a book on the event, produced by the Crisis Response Journal

Dr Joerg Szarzynski joins CRJ Editorial Advisory Panel

Dr Joerg Szarzynski joins CRJ Editorial Advisory Panel

CRJ welcomes Dr Jörg Szarzynski, Education Programme Director and Head of the EduSphere section at the United Nations University to its panel

National Flood Resilience Review in the UK

National Flood Resilience Review in the UK

The National Flood Resilience Review was established in January 2016 to assess how the UK can be better protected from future flooding and extreme weather events such as during December 2015, reports Roger Gomm

9/11 caused mental illness far beyond US borders

9/11 caused mental illness far beyond US borders

A study from Denmark demonstrates a ‘significant and immediate’ spike in the diagnoses of trauma and stressor related disorders after the traumatic events of September 11, 2001, even though the Nordic country was not directly affected by the attacks

Accurate tools can help vulnerable areas prepare for disasters and recover afterwards

Accurate tools can help vulnerable areas prepare for disasters and recover afterwards

Assessments that tell policymakers how vulnerable and resilient their communities are to floods and other destructive events aren’t always accurate, according to the first-ever validation of a wide range of available tools

New medical device to save lives during attack opens airways during vital minutes

New medical device to save lives during attack opens airways during vital minutes

A team of biomedical engineering students from Johns Hopkins University is attracting attention with its newest design, the CricSpike, which is intended to facilitate opening airways of afflicted soldiers on the battlefield

Rumour patterns on social media during emergencies

Rumour patterns on social media during emergencies

A researcher at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Israel has developed a new methodology to track and manage rumours during emergencies, and proposes guidelines for first responders and agencies

Counter-terrorism specialists team up to take down online terrorist propaganda

Counter-terrorism specialists team up to take down online terrorist propaganda

For the first time since its launch, Europol’s Internet Referral Unit (EU IRU) has organised and joined forces with the IRUs on a 48-hour joint action to secure the removal of the material as quickly as possible

What’s on the agenda at AIDF? Why emergency procurement strategies are so important

What’s on the agenda at AIDF? Why emergency procurement strategies are so important

Ahead of next week’s Global Disaster Relief Summit, Founder and CEO of The Level Market, Stephanie Cox, says the aid industry is ripe for a customised, open ecommerce platform than the aid world

Study examines how AI might affect urban life in 2030, including healthcare, safety and security

Study examines how AI might affect urban life in 2030, including healthcare, safety and security

This year-long investigation is the first product of the One Hundred Year Study on Artificial Intelligence (AI100), an ongoing project to inform societal deliberation and provide guidance on the ethical development of smart software, sensors and machines

UN’s new environment chief warns pollution kills as many people as cancer a year

UN’s new environment chief warns pollution kills as many people as cancer a year

The new head of the United Nations environment agency has laid out key issues facing the international community on environmental issues, including pollution as well as the linkages among the environment, wars and conflicts and migration

Police use of firearms in England and Wales

Police use of firearms in England and Wales

The UK Government has released the statistics on the police use of firearms in England and Wales, reports Roger Gomm

Peers and public perception influence firefighters against safety equipment, research finds

Peers and public perception influence firefighters against safety equipment, research finds

Analysis by a team from Drexel University in the US, have found that firefighters may shun safety gear owing to the pressure of living up to their image as risk-takers

European Commission’s Estolas hybrid aircraft will improve aid in disaster-stricken areas

European Commission’s Estolas hybrid aircraft will improve aid in disaster-stricken areas

The Extremely Short Take Off and Landing on Any Surface (Estolas) project is designing a hybrid aircraft featuring aspects of a plane, helicopter, hovercraft and airship to allow for an extremely short take-off and landing on all surfaces