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CRJ 14:3 out now!

CRJ 14:3 out now!

This edition covers natural hazards, governance, extremism, community and public issues, human factors and leadership, corporate resilience, technology and kidnap, extortion and ransom

Flood Expo speaker line-up has been released

Flood Expo speaker line-up has been released

A spokesperson says: a spokesperson: “From case studies, to addressing sustainable challenges in the flood industry, this is undoubtedly the strongest keynote speaker line-up The Flood Expo has ever seen"

CRJ welcomes Elton Cunha to its Advisory Panel

CRJ welcomes Elton Cunha to its Advisory Panel

CRJ is delighted that Elton Cesar Cunha is Municipal Director of Barra Velha Municipal Civil Defence, Brazil, is joining the team

Tomorrow’s world will not just be hungrier: it will increasingly face under-nutrition

Tomorrow’s world will not just be hungrier: it will increasingly face under-nutrition

The availability of plant proteins, zinc and iron is likely to become more limited if atmospheric carbon dioxide levels continue to rise, according to new research

Taming crises - a sneak preview of what's being planned for CRJ 14:4...

Taming crises - a sneak preview of what's being planned for CRJ 14:4...

It’s early days yet in the production of the next edition of the Crisis Response Journal, which is published in October, but we already have a great line-up of articles and themes, writes Emily Hough

Transforming resilience: The next chapter

Transforming resilience: The next chapter

The programme for the Emergency Planning Society's annual networking session is announced, with a focus on transformation

World's greatest living explorer becomes patron of travel risk group

World's greatest living explorer becomes patron of travel risk group

Sir Ranulph Fiennes, the first person to navigate the globe via the poles, will be joining the TRIP group as a patron

The disability programme trying to bridge the disconnect between talent and acquisition

The disability programme trying to bridge the disconnect between talent and acquisition

Collaboration is key to breaking down barriers for people with disabilities says Anastasia Kyriacou in this latest blog from Aidex

DroneResponders partners with Commercial UAV Expo Americas

DroneResponders partners with Commercial UAV Expo Americas

This year's expo sees a partnership with DroneResponders, a non-profit organisation that aims to help collaboration between emergency services drone operators

Problem pests – vicious vectors

Problem pests – vicious vectors

With the increase in temperatures this summer comes the threat of flying insects - some of which carry bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics according to a recent study. Ruth Wozencroft from Q-bital explains

Bullets or bacterium – in pursuit of the forgotten school intruder

Bullets or bacterium – in pursuit of the forgotten school intruder

David P Perrodin, PhD, examines how the shadow of superbugs - a host of tiny, unseen enemies - could be a far greater danger than security threats to schools than many people currently perceive

Machine learning can predict if storms will cause blackouts

Machine learning can predict if storms will cause blackouts

Being able to predict blackouts is of vital importance for electricity companies. New research in Finland has used machine learning to classify storms to see if blackouts are likely

CRJ is pleased to welcome Jacqui Semple, Chair of the UK’s Emergency Planning Society, to its Advisory Panel.

CRJ is pleased to welcome Jacqui Semple, Chair of the UK’s Emergency Planning Society, to its Advisory Panel.

Jacqui has extensive experience in leadership, management, emergency management, business continuity management, risk, crisis management, safety advisory groups, training and development

Take stock of your online footprint and beware of threats

Take stock of your online footprint and beware of threats

In a world of every evolving cyber-threat there has never been a more significant time to consider your online footprint. David Eames provides a few pointers

Unprecedented wildfires in the Arctic

Unprecedented wildfires in the Arctic

Wildfires reaching parts of Siberia, Alaska and along the Yukon River, inside the Arctic Circle, are burning at a rate unseen for 10,000 years

New Advisory Panel Member for CRJ

New Advisory Panel Member for CRJ

We are delighted to welcome Stewart Mashiter, Senior Lecturer in Emergency Planning at the University of Wolverhampton, to the CRJ Advisory Panel.

Parting the seas of today's chaotic crises: Advice for global leaders

Parting the seas of today's chaotic crises: Advice for global leaders

Patric Lagadec’s new book 'The era of invention: Statesmen and women struggling with crises and disruptions in a chaotic world', attempts to address some of the challenges of leadership

Crowd safety and risk analysis course

Crowd safety and risk analysis course

Steve Laws talks about the value of maintaining your continual professional development as a crowd safety professional in a changing world, and announces a course that takes place in October