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CRJ 12:4 published in September

CRJ 12:4 published in September

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

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

EENA calls on Apple to integrate Advanced Mobile Location technology

EENA calls on Apple to integrate Advanced Mobile Location technology

The European Emergency Number Association says it has been trying to establish contact with Apple to work on a solution that automatically provides accurate location derived from iPhones to emergency services and rescuers

USAR Blog: Learning the lessons from Australia's worst landslide

USAR Blog: Learning the lessons from Australia's worst landslide

Martin Boyle looks at the operational lessons learnt from the tragedy that killed 18 people 20 years ago

Hundreds die in Sierra Leone mudslide

Hundreds die in Sierra Leone mudslide

A hillside in the Regent area collapsed early on Monday following heavy rains, leaving many houses covered in mud

Qatar 'files complaint' with World Trade Organization

Qatar 'files complaint' with World Trade Organization

Qatar is reported to have filed an official complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO), aimed at challenging an ongoing trade boycott by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and United Arab Emirates.

Revisting Utoya

Revisting Utoya

CRJ Editorial Panel Member Robert McAlister is in Oslo for the sixth Anniversary of the July 22, 2011. In this second blog he retraces the steps of Breivik, his victims, survivors and the response actions on Utoya Island

Parliamentary inquiry into humanitarian standards in IED detection and disposal

Parliamentary inquiry into humanitarian standards in IED detection and disposal

UK charity Action on Armed Violence states that: “Second only to firearms, improvised explosive devices (IEDs) take more lives every year than any other weapon.

Inmarsat gets behind Team Rubicon to assist with emergency response efforts

Inmarsat gets behind Team Rubicon to assist with emergency response efforts

Global satellite provider supplies NGO with satcoms and volunteers to enable faster, more co-ordinated responses to natural disasters

Infographic on disasters and climate change: IDPs and refugees

Infographic on disasters and climate change: IDPs and refugees

This infographic shows how there were 22.5 million recorded refugees in 2015 – roughly the population of Australia – and 24 per cent of them were survivors of torture and/or violence

Technology Pioneers announced by World Economic Forum

Technology Pioneers announced by World Economic Forum

The WEF's Technology Pioneers represent the world’s most innovative start-ups and scale-ups in such fields as artificial intelligence and robotics, virtual and augmented reality, blockchain, cybersecurity, autonomous driving, drones and biosciences

SAR Blog: Lost in the Wilderness? Your mobile phone could save your life

SAR Blog: Lost in the Wilderness? Your mobile phone could save your life

One of the most frustrating things for a wilderness SAR team can be lack of communication with the missing person. What if you could just give them a call on their mobile phone? Martin Boyle investigates

The immense potential of 3D printing to change patients' lives and for training physicians

The immense potential of 3D printing to change patients' lives and for training physicians

CRJ's R&D bloggers explore the vast opportunities that 3d printing presents, from 3d printed prostheses, to bone grafts and training tools for surgeons

The twelve key climate risks to international security

The twelve key climate risks to international security

In the wake of extraordinary upheaval in the international effort to address climate change, this report presents a compelling case for why tackling these climate and security ‘epicentres’

Heat island effect could double climate change costs for world's cities

Heat island effect could double climate change costs for world's cities

Overheated cities face climate change costs at least twice as big as the rest of the world because of the 'urban heat island' effect, new research shows

Special editions - on space and on virtual reality - available for free download

Special editions - on space and on virtual reality - available for free download

CRJ, in association with Serco and Auggmed, has produced two special editions that readers can download at no charge