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CRJ 14:4 - out now!

CRJ 14:4 - out now!

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Climate threats top the list of long-term risks

Climate threats top the list of long-term risks

In its latest report, the World Economic Forum urges "immediate, collective action" by stakeholders in order to settle the global landscape

Further details revealed about the DRIVER+ Advanced Crisis Management Conference this February

Further details revealed about the DRIVER+ Advanced Crisis Management Conference this February

Innovation in crisis management in the wake of climate-related disasters is the main thrust of the upcoming event

Conferences to focus on high-rise firefighting, construction fire safety and crisis management

Conferences to focus on high-rise firefighting, construction fire safety and crisis management

Details have been announced of the three day event to be held in London this May

New network for groups developing nature-based solutions to extreme climate events

New network for groups developing nature-based solutions to extreme climate events

Nature-based solutions for Urban Resilience in the Anthropocene (NATURA) will link early-career scholars and practitioners working on solutions for climate change resilience

The growing need for sustainable hospitals

The growing need for sustainable hospitals

The importance of future-proofing our existing hospitals is key to developing more sustainable hospitals that are fit for purpose, writes Ruth Wozencroft of Q-bital Healthcare Solutions

Last year oceans were warmer than at any other time in human history, say researchers

Last year oceans were warmer than at any other time in human history, say researchers

An international team of 14 scientists from 11 institutes also concludes that the past ten years have been the warmest on record for global ocean temperatures, with the past five years holding the highest record

Deaths from measles outbreak exceed 6000 in the DRC

Deaths from measles outbreak exceed 6000 in the DRC

Donations for further vaccination programmes are urgently needed to step up the fight against measles, according to the World Health Organisation

Better forecasting for better DRM in Bangladesh

Better forecasting for better DRM in Bangladesh

Extreme weather events are becoming more of a threat to the rising population of Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh. In a new initiative, the United Nations Development Programme sets out its plan to help to manage the risks

Taking cyber out of its silo

Taking cyber out of its silo

Helen Braithwaite, OBE, speaks to Anouk Roeling to highlight some early successes of the UK's Cyber Pathfinder Training Programme

More than 160 representatives gather at the Red Cross Red Crescent Conference

More than 160 representatives gather at the Red Cross Red Crescent Conference

Collaboration between states and Red Cross Red Crescent Societies enables humanitarian issues to be addressed at the International Conference in Geneva this December

Questions must be asked and answered about New Zealand’s White Island volcano

Questions must be asked and answered about New Zealand’s White Island volcano

Despite the threat level of the volcano being increased some weeks ago, tourists were still allowed to visit White Island which erupted on December 9. Experts are exploring the reasons why

Are UK terror prisoners being released too early?

Are UK terror prisoners being released too early?

The UK's Prime Minister has called for an urgent review of the 'early release scheme' following the terror attack on London Bridge on November 30, 2019

Can AI transform how we monitor the health of civil infrastructure?

Can AI transform how we monitor the health of civil infrastructure?

Researchers have studied how machine learning algorithms can be applied successfully to detect flaws in structures like dams and bridges

The view from a super recogniser

The view from a super recogniser

It's impossible to miss the debate surrounding the trial and potential roll-out of automated facial recognition technology by police forces, says Kenny Long. However, the technology is widely misunderstood.

The city of Nice hosts the first European Week of Security

The city of Nice hosts the first European Week of Security

CRJ Advisory Panel Member and ICPEM Fellow Lina Kolesnikova took part as an expert of the Pactesur project and presented on lessons learned from recent soft target attacks

The role of eLearning in crisis resilience

The role of eLearning in crisis resilience

Caroline Sapriel of CS&A International explains the advantages of incorporating eLearning into crisis preparedness programmes

How the TERRIFIC project is helping CBRN first responders

How the TERRIFIC project is helping CBRN first responders

Rob Munro outlines the benefits of a project called TERRIFFIC – Tools for early and Effective Reconnaissance in cbRne Incidents providing First responders Faster Information and enabling better management of the Control zone