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CRJ 14:1 out soon - don't miss out!

CRJ 14:1 out soon - don't miss out!

Business continuity & resilience, incident analysis - including the Morandi Bridge collapse, security & counter-terrorism, natural events, climate and humanitarian, and much, much more...

Critical infrastructure and soft targets in the Maghreb states

Critical infrastructure and soft targets in the Maghreb states

Editorial Advisory Panel Member Lina Kolesnikova reports from an event in Casablanca, organised by the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

Online learning: Being prepared in the modern world

Online learning: Being prepared in the modern world

In this month’s blog on free preparedness training and education it’s Robert Fagan’s pleasure to highlight the course Staying Safe: How to Be Prepared in the Modern World from the United Kingdom’s Emergency Planning College

R&D: Nanogenerators harness human motion, using electrical pulses to reduce wound healing time  

R&D: Nanogenerators harness human motion, using electrical pulses to reduce wound healing time  

A new, low-cost wound dressing could dramatically speed up healing in a surprising way by leveraging energy generated from a patient's own body motions to apply gentle electrical pulses at the site of an injury

The climate threat to human health is growing

The climate threat to human health is growing

"Present day changes in heat waves and labour capacity provide early warning of the compounded and overwhelming impact on public health that is expected if temperatures continue to rise," according Professor Hilary Graham

World not on track to rein in temperature increases

World not on track to rein in temperature increases

“It is worth repeating once again that we are the first generation to fully understand climate change and the last generation to be able to do something about it,” says WMO Secretary General Petteri Taalas

Business continuity is not the same as crisis management

Business continuity is not the same as crisis management

Any organisation that imagines that a business continuity plan makes it ‘crisis prepared’ is due for a big and costly surprise, says Dr Tony Jaques

CRJ welcomes David Prior of Resilio to its Editorial Advisory Panel

CRJ welcomes David Prior of Resilio to its Editorial Advisory Panel

Realising early on that the best use of technology is to amplify people, David has a track record in the development and delivery of innovative yet pragmatic solutions to real world challenges

Mixed and Augmented reality training – TARGET Project update

Mixed and Augmented reality training – TARGET Project update

The project’s core objective was to immerse trainees at operational, tactical and strategic command levels with scenarios including tactical firearms events, asset protection, mass demonstrations, cyberattacks and CBRN incidents

Collaboration on airport efficiency for effective disaster response

Collaboration on airport efficiency for effective disaster response

ICAO and UN OCHA recently co-chaired the Second Focus Task Force Meeting on Airport Efficiency for Effective Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response

Integrating emergency response to active shooter incidents

Integrating emergency response to active shooter incidents

The ninth annual ALERRT Conference has recently concluded after a four day event in Grapevine, Texas, USA, writes Brian Dillon

Public urged to remain vigilant against terrorism during the festive season, as part of ‘whole society’ approach

Public urged to remain vigilant against terrorism during the festive season, as part of ‘whole society’ approach

With the festive rush about to get underway, Counter Terrorism Policing in the UK has launched its biggest-ever winter advertising campaign to the public, as part of ACT: Action Counters Terrorism

EENA welcomes move to make public warning mandatory for all EU member states

EENA welcomes move to make public warning mandatory for all EU member states

“One of the most important for European safety, with provisions on public warning, emergency location, accessibility and more.”

“Who touched it last?”

“Who touched it last?”

In this blog Kirsty McKinlay-Stewart covers a training course that one of our latest CRJ Partners, Paradigm Human Performance Ltd invited her to attend.

Delivering a financial system that reduces disaster risk

Delivering a financial system that reduces disaster risk

Ahead of the 2018 2018 Forum on Disaster Risk Reduction, Erling Kvernevik, Teresa Rubino and Rosalind Cook say that delivering a financial system that reduces disaster risk is a critical contribution to a more sustainable and safer Europe

The use of drones in public safety and crisis management

The use of drones in public safety and crisis management

Emily Hough was recently interviewed for the USA-based Drone Radio Show about her perspectives on the growing importance of the use of Drones and other UAS systems in the public safety and crisis management environments.

CRJ welcomes new Member to Editorial Advisory Panel

CRJ welcomes new Member to Editorial Advisory Panel

CRJ is delighted to be working with Dataminr and to welcome Tim Willis to our Editorial Advisory Panel

CRJ: We dare to be different!

CRJ: We dare to be different!

Join the CRJ global community! Kirsty McKinlay Stewart describes the many ways you can work with our extensive international networks of experts and thought leaders