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CRJ 15.3 is on its way!

CRJ 15.3 is on its way!

The September edition of CRJ is here! Print copies are winging their way around the world and digital access to articles is available to subscribers

New IPSA Chair promises radical new approach for frontline security staff

New IPSA Chair promises radical new approach for frontline security staff

Frontline security and technical workers in the UK are to be offered free membership of the International Professional Security Association as part of a radical shake-up

Andy Blackwell joins the CRJ Advisory Panel

Andy Blackwell joins the CRJ Advisory Panel

The CRJ is pleased to welcome Andy Blackwell, former Head of Security at Virgin Atlantic and security and resilience consultant to its Advisory Panel

Rising above the competition

Rising above the competition

CRJ Key Network Partner Pix4D announces an update that will further assist emergency responders and public safety professionals

Beyond Covid-19: Private security services call for political action

Beyond Covid-19: Private security services call for political action

The Confederation of European Security Services (CoESS) and experts across Europe want support for an often overseen, yet critical, pillar of the European security framework

Evolving threats and changing warfare

Evolving threats and changing warfare

Claire Sanders reports on the UK's Integrated Operating Concept - a transformational approach to modern 'political warfare'

CRJ welcomes Dr Jennifer Hesterman to its Advisory Panel

CRJ welcomes Dr Jennifer Hesterman to its Advisory Panel

Dr Jennifer Hesterman is a retired Air Force colonel who served in three Pentagon tours and commanded in the field multiple times

New malaria mosquito threatens African cities

New malaria mosquito threatens African cities

Africa has just months to react to an invasive malaria mosquito that thrives in cities, before the situation escalates beyond control, experts warn

Disastrous duo: Heatwaves and droughts

Disastrous duo: Heatwaves and droughts

Climate change is at the heart of more frequent and intense dry and hot extremes in the western parts of the USA, according to new research

A protocol to save lives

A protocol to save lives

Treating casualties of an IED or a heavy weapons attack requires a working knowledge of the MARCH protocol says Lina Kolesnikova and it can mean the difference between life and death

Taking a new approach

Taking a new approach

Looking for new perspectives to solve wicked problems is the focus for the Emergency Planning Society in its annual two-day conference that will be held virtually for the first time from September 23 to 24

Covid-19: Hidden heroes and mental health

Covid-19: Hidden heroes and mental health

Lyzi G Cota draws attention to the damage that Covid-19 might do to the mental health of emergency management teams and first responders, including the risk of PTSD

CRJ welcomes Beverley Griffiths to its Advisory Panel

CRJ welcomes Beverley Griffiths to its Advisory Panel

Beverley is a Senior Lecturer in Emergency Planning at the University of Wolverhampton, a CRJ Key Network Partner

Covid-19: Reports worth reading

Covid-19: Reports worth reading

Phil Trendall examines the latest findings from reports into the UK Government's handling of the Covid-19 response and the question of a public inquiry

Civil defence: From emergency response to intercommunal peacebuilding

Civil defence: From emergency response to intercommunal peacebuilding

Alistair Harris says that emergency response can open dialogue and overcome barriers to bring harmony to countries with fragile relationships

Covid-19: What works in an effective multi-agency response, Part III

Covid-19: What works in an effective multi-agency response, Part III

The authors present the final part of this research summary

Exploring the mystery surrounding 'red teams'

Exploring the mystery surrounding 'red teams'

CRJ Advisory Panel member, Lina Kolesnikova explains the concept of red teams and their important role in improving organisations' effectiveness in a crisis

Covid-19: The road to recovery

Covid-19: The road to recovery

Chris Malpass, Executive Director of Helpful Digital, outlines three key elements that organisations can address as they consider moving on to the recovery process