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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

Keeping cool with climate-smart air conditioning

Keeping cool with climate-smart air conditioning

As global temperatures rise and urbanisation increases, further development and use of new cooling technologies is urgent, according to experts

Extreme event: Let’s play a game

Extreme event: Let’s play a game

Rob Fagan outlines a game with a twist - helping participants to prepare for disasters and develop team work skills

Are you a force of nature?

Are you a force of nature?

Are you harnessing the true power of your environment to prepare for working in austere and hostile environments? Alice Bromage says that the outdoors provides the perfect environment for crisis teams, leadership and resilience training

Mobile open-heart surgery

Mobile open-heart surgery

Surgeons in Melbourne, Australia have been able to perform open-heart surgery in a mobile theatre provided by Vanguard Healthcare Solutions

Are your staff safe?

Are your staff safe?

Alan Coulter of StaySafe, outlines the importance of employee safety during a crisis and how technology such as the IncidentEye hub and app can help

A preview of Cohort plc's exhibitions at DSEI for September, 2019

A preview of Cohort plc's exhibitions at DSEI for September, 2019

CRJ was invited to attend a media day to showcase the independent technology group's new launches and innovations for this September's DSEI exhibition

Conserving our culture

Conserving our culture

Cultural heritage should factor into disaster risk management strategies according to a recent study. Claire Sanders explains why

Heavy rains in Japan force residents to evacuate

Heavy rains in Japan force residents to evacuate

Over a million people have been asked to evacuate their homes in Kyushu, Japan as officials urge citizens to take steps to protect themselves and the country's self defence forces are engaged in relief efforts

Joining forces to battle online threats

Joining forces to battle online threats

Australia and the US link their research in a new centre, launched this June, to combat online threats to democracy

Are you prepared for crisis?

Are you prepared for crisis?

CRJ Key Network Partner, Conducttr, announces their new documentary series on crisis resilience and preparedness

Climate-stabilising goal is in jeopardy without the early retirement of infrastructure

Climate-stabilising goal is in jeopardy without the early retirement of infrastructure

There is no room for new infrastructure if the Paris Agreement climate-stabilising goals are to be met, plus existing facilities must be decommissioned early or modified

Celebrating disaster ‘non-events’: a call for research papers and case studies

Celebrating disaster ‘non-events’: a call for research papers and case studies

The APRU asks for evidence-based case studies of global 'non-events' in order to share good practice and inform investors in disaster risk reduction

People-centric technology targets disaster displacement

People-centric technology targets disaster displacement

Mapping, early warning systems and satellites are aimed at engaging citizens and communities in order to monitor internal displacement and help with resettlement efforts

The latest Europol-Interpol operation seizes tonnes of fake food and drink

The latest Europol-Interpol operation seizes tonnes of fake food and drink

In the latest OPSON operation, millions of euros worth of counterfeit goods were recovered in countries throughout Europe

How does a flood-prone city run out of water? Inside Chennai’s ‘Day Zero’ crisis

How does a flood-prone city run out of water? Inside Chennai’s ‘Day Zero’ crisis

In an unprecedented drinking water crisis, what steps can Chennai's government take to avert future crises and how can other cities learn from mistakes made?

US Department of Defense must provide guidance on use of climate projections in installation plans

US Department of Defense must provide guidance on use of climate projections in installation plans

A report into extreme weather and climate resilience of some US military facilities suggests that more guidance and risk assessment are needed in planning

The rise of mobile health in developing countries

The rise of mobile health in developing countries

According to recent findings, mHealth is improving both the quality and accessibility of medical care in developing countries. Anastasia Kyriacou reports