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