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CRJ 13:3 - Out in May and how to subscribe

CRJ 13:3 - Out in May and how to subscribe

Here's a quick summary of what is being covered, from organisational and reputational resilience, and incident reports and data privacy/security, to urban search and rescue, water resilience and new technology for first response organisations

Hit against the production of illegal medicines

Hit against the production of illegal medicines

The Spanish National Police, supported by Europol, has dismantled three clandestine laboratories and seized more than five million doses in an operation against the production of illicit medicines

Experts meet to further Global Risk Assessment Framework

Experts meet to further Global Risk Assessment Framework

Experts from multiple sectors and global regions met in Geneva to brainstorm ideas for an open user platform to make it easier for communities and decision-makers to apply their understanding of risk to generate solutions for resilience

Nurses Reaching Out celebrates its new status as a UK registered charity

Nurses Reaching Out celebrates its new status as a UK registered charity

On June 8, 2018 Nurses Reaching out (NRO) held a celebration event to launch its new status as a UK registered charity, writes Brian Dillon

The principles of human performance

The principles of human performance

Teresa Mullen continues her blog series on human performance and workplace error

OPCW confirms use of sarin and chlorine in Ltamenah, Syria, in March 2017

OPCW confirms use of sarin and chlorine in Ltamenah, Syria, in March 2017

The conclusions for the two incidents are based on separate witness testimony, epidemiological analysis and environmental samples

Review of the first Risk-In conference

Review of the first Risk-In conference

On May 31 – June 1, the first Risk-In conference took place at the Radisson Blu in Basel, Switzerland, writes Lina Kolesnikova

Revealed: The top 10 app categories at risk of malicious malware

Revealed: The top 10 app categories at risk of malicious malware

The number of new mobile malware variants rose from 17,000 in 2016, to 27,000 in 2017 – a 54 per cent increase

Liverpool University leads evaluation of large-scale emergency exercise at major international airport

Liverpool University leads evaluation of large-scale emergency exercise at major international airport

A research team from the University of Liverpool has provided evaluation and support to a multi-agency exercise, codenamed ‘Operation Raptor’, at the second busiest airport in the world, London Heathrow

In depth: The societal resilience narrative – bringing the chapters together

In depth: The societal resilience narrative – bringing the chapters together

Laurence Marzell introduces CRJ's new in-depth, longer read blogs, by examining how a more unified and coherent approach to societal resilience might be achieved

New goals for the International Civil Defence Organisation

New goals for the International Civil Defence Organisation

The International Civil Defense Organisation (ICDO) held its 23rd session of its General Assembly at the end of March 2018 in Doha, Qatar

Leveraging the power of artificial intelligence for good

Leveraging the power of artificial intelligence for good

Pioneering proposals from the Second AI for Good Global Summit

Go EAST – Fire appliance seat belts and bringing about behaviour change

Go EAST – Fire appliance seat belts and bringing about behaviour change

Telling or threatening people is never going to be enough to get them to change their behaviour, says Dr Ian Greatbatch. We need to work within Behaviour Change rules, and work with firefighters if we want a safety-driven change to take place

How Waze crowdsourcing navigation app can help emergency services

How Waze crowdsourcing navigation app can help emergency services

The European Emergency Number Association (EENA) and Waze have published their final report on a pilot project entitled 'Exploring the use of Waze for emergency response'

Airports are ill equipped to deal with a major cyber attack, report reveals

Airports are ill equipped to deal with a major cyber attack, report reveals

The emergence of a hyper-connected model is increasing the opportunities for cyber criminals to exploit at airports, says PA Consulting

TSB Bank IT failure: Déjà vu all over again

TSB Bank IT failure: Déjà vu all over again

TSB bank in the UK has been experiencing severe computer issues, with customers unable to log into their online accounts or use the bank’s app. David Rubens looks at the issue from an organisational resilience perspective

New Editorial Advisory Panel Member for CRJ

New Editorial Advisory Panel Member for CRJ

CRJ is delighted to announce the appointment of Stuart Smith, Director of Business Development for Volga-Dnepr UK Ltd, to the CRJ Editorial Advisory Panel.

NFPA releases the world’s first active shooter/hostile event standard

NFPA releases the world’s first active shooter/hostile event standard

The proactive, integrated strategies recommended and defined in NFPA 3000 will go a long way in helping communities plan, respond and recover from active shooter and hostile events