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CRJ 12:4 now out

CRJ 12:4 now out

Fake news, terrorist attack analysis, cybersecurity, emergency management, AI, Earth Observation & space technology for humanitarian applications, search & rescue in the US, NIMs and much, much more, coming up in the next issue of the CRJ

The importance of crisis communication – Lessons from Ryanair

The importance of crisis communication – Lessons from Ryanair

David Stewart, one of the Crisis Response Journal's Directors, looks at crisis communication planning in the light of the recent Ryanair cancellations

CRJ and book author Eric J Russell to speak at free webinar on October 4

CRJ and book author Eric J Russell to speak at free webinar on October 4

On October 4, 2017, The Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership will host a webinar discussion on The Desire to Serve: Servant Leadership for Fire and Emergency Services. Access to the event is free and open to the public.

On International Day of Peace, International Alert calls for doubled investment in peacebuilding

On International Day of Peace, International Alert calls for doubled investment in peacebuilding

The charity draws on research and evidence-based case studies to highlight the positive economic and social benefits of proactive actions to build peace, and the huge financial costs of conflict

International Day of Peace 2017 focuses on support for refugees and migrants

International Day of Peace 2017 focuses on support for refugees and migrants

The Day will highlight solidarity with refugees and migrants and showcase the shared benefits of migration to economies and nations, while also acknowledging legitimate concerns of host communities, says the United Nations

Software can read subliminal facial expressions to decipher ‘deeper’ human personality traits in real time

Software can read subliminal facial expressions to decipher ‘deeper’ human personality traits in real time

Sophisticated technology can tell – live – if people are lying, disagreeing, curious, judgmental, passionate or nervous with high levels of accuracy, says developer, Human

Twenty-one US states sign up to first nationwide broadband network for public safety

Twenty-one US states sign up to first nationwide broadband network for public safety

The First Responder Network Authority grew out of a 9/11 Commission recommendation calling for interoperable communications for all US first responders, writes Aislynn C Turner

Afghanistan: Physiotherapist who helped amputee patients is shot and killed, says ICRC

Afghanistan: Physiotherapist who helped amputee patients is shot and killed, says ICRC

Lorena Enebral Perez, 38, a Spanish national, was in the ICRC’s rehabilitation centre in Mazar-e-Sharif when she was shot, apparently by a patient

“Urgent need” to prevent weapons falling into the wrong hands, says ICRC President

“Urgent need” to prevent weapons falling into the wrong hands, says ICRC President

Speaking at the opening of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) Conference in Geneva, Switzerland, ICRC President Peter Maurer issued a stark reminder to states about the impact arms flows are having on societies around the globe

Early damage assessments from Hurricane Irma

Early damage assessments from Hurricane Irma

An estimated 1.2 million people have been affected by Hurricane Irma and that could rise sharply to 26 million, according to the Red Cross

Forty million people affected by flooding across Bangladesh, Nepal and India

Forty million people affected by flooding across Bangladesh, Nepal and India

More than 1,200 people are known to have died. The floods have damaged and destroyed homes, schools and health facilities

Recovery after Hurricane Harvey expected to take years

Recovery after Hurricane Harvey expected to take years

Houston's recovery from Hurricane Harvey flooding will be a "multi-year project", Texas Governor Greg Abbott has said

Innovation awards are announced, here's how to take part

Innovation awards are announced, here's how to take part

Milipol Paris 2017 is organising the Milipol Innovation Awards, a competition designed to reward the most innovative companies in products, materials, services, solutions or business models related to the homeland security industry

Terrorist attacks with knifes

Terrorist attacks with knifes

As predicted by security experts, this summer has brought more cases of terrorist attacks, writes Lina Kolesnikova. Two recent incidents in the Finnish town Turku and Surgut in Siberia, Russia, are significant owing to their locations and modus operandi

Predicting extreme fire weather using artificial intelligence

Predicting extreme fire weather using artificial intelligence

A new study published in the Canadian Journal of Forest Research describes a computational model capable of learning that can be used to predict the occurrence of extreme fire weather in northern Alberta, Canada

Glowing soil helps landmine detection

Glowing soil helps landmine detection

A preliminary trial by researchers in Israel has succeeded in using fluorescent bacteria revealed by a laser to detect buried landmines, report our R&D bloggers

Two new Members for CRJ’s Editorial Advisory Panel

Two new Members for CRJ’s Editorial Advisory Panel

We are delighted to welcome Brian Monks of Underwriters Laboratories and Laurence Marzell of Serco

The five things a horse can teach you about crisis management

The five things a horse can teach you about crisis management

Very early on in his introduction to the unforgiving discipline of showjumping, Advisory Panel Member Andy Marshall was struck by how many parallels there are between horse-riding and the leadership and management of crises