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CRJ 13:2 out now - here's what's coming up, and details of how to subscribe

CRJ 13:2 out now - here's what's coming up, and details of how to subscribe

Community & societal resilience, protecting businesses, the public and schools, surviving traumatic events, disaster risk reduction, wildfires in California, Arctic search & rescue in mass casualty events and much, much more

Borderpol World Conference

Borderpol World Conference

ina Kolesnikova reports on the Bordepol World Conference on Integrating Command and Control and Immigration and Customs Efficiency with Advanced Game Changing Technology for the Future of Border Security

Crisis Response Journal and Major Events International (MEI) announce new partnership for 2018

Crisis Response Journal and Major Events International (MEI) announce new partnership for 2018

This partnership will bring commercial companies, host organisations and government agencies together to increase the understanding of the different roles and perspectives in response to large-scale crises through effective disaster risk reduction

Humanitarian assistance in West Africa

Humanitarian assistance in West Africa

Alois Hirschmugl describes a recent course held in West Africa that aims to break down walls between civil society, the military and police, in order to encourage more co-operation in times of crisis and disaster

Organisational drift – Do you have a reality gap?

Organisational drift – Do you have a reality gap?

n the second blog in our Human Performance series, Teresa Mulllen examines how the slow slipping away from correct processes and procedures can be addressed

Climate change could force more than one million to migrate within countries by 2050, says World Bank report

Climate change could force more than one million to migrate within countries by 2050, says World Bank report

The worsening impacts of climate change in three densely populated regions of the world could see more than 140 million people move within their countries’ borders by 2050, creating a looming human crisis and threatening the development process

European Civil Protection Forum 2018

European Civil Protection Forum 2018

Editorial Advisory Panel Member Lina Kolesnikova represented CRJ at the Sixth European Civil Protection Forum earlier in March. Here, she provides a brief report on proceedings

New risk topography – let’s go beyond risk mapping and take action

New risk topography – let’s go beyond risk mapping and take action

Editorial Advisory Panel Member Patrick Lagadec looks at how senior leaders and their teams should act in the face of the risks outlined in the latest edition of the World Economic Forum's Global Risks Report

Central Beacons Mountain Rescue bounces back after fire

Central Beacons Mountain Rescue bounces back after fire

It is likely to be at least a year before CBMRT can fully recover and replace everything lost in the fire. In the short term, the team is relying on loan vehicles and equipment, some donated equipment and volunteers’ personal vehicles

KFC – A management cock-up?

KFC – A management cock-up?

David Rubens examines the supply chain disruption caused by Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) switching distributors in its UK operations, while Emily Hough makes some initial notes on how the company's social media handled the crisis

Free data recovery kit for victims of GandCrab ransomware

Free data recovery kit for victims of GandCrab ransomware

The tool, released by the Romanian Police under the supervision of the General Prosecutor’s Office and in collaboration with the Internet security company Bitdefender and Europol, is available at www.nomoreransom.com

Call for papers: Landscape-Scale Disasters, Emergency Response, and Regional Recovery

Call for papers: Landscape-Scale Disasters, Emergency Response, and Regional Recovery

The second conference of the International Network of Disaster Studies is to be held at Iwate University, on July 17-19, 2018, in Morioka, Japan

Two new Advisory Panel Members for CRJ

Two new Advisory Panel Members for CRJ

CRJ is pleased to welcome Dr David Rubens and Matt Minshall to its Editorial Advisory Panel

Most British adults concerned about security of their data held by public sector organisations

Most British adults concerned about security of their data held by public sector organisations

From May 25, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is enforceable, and companies that do not comply or whose systems are breached, could be forced to pay fines up to 20 million Euro or four per cent of global turnover, plus compensation for damages

UK Government and GSMA launch Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation initiative

UK Government and GSMA launch Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation initiative

Entrepreneurs will explore how to use mobile technology, such as smartphones that give access to affordable and safe energy, to help tackle humanitarian challenges around the world

Beyond hacking – the human threat of business email compromise scam emails

Beyond hacking – the human threat of business email compromise scam emails

Despite the continued focus in organisations on cyber security and the technical methods to prevent breaches, the simple fact remains that too many people still think that the threat is purely technology-based, writes David Stewart

Crisis communication as part of resilience planning

Crisis communication as part of resilience planning

As with any element of the resilience cycle, treating communication in isolation is of no value, according to David Stewart

R&D: Intelligent security robot is unveiled

R&D: Intelligent security robot is unveiled

Nimbo is quick and agile, and is designed to detect security violations or anomalies and approach the area with light, audio and video warnings that correspond to the situation