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New Member of CRJ's Advisory Panel

New Member of CRJ's Advisory Panel

CRJ welcomes a new Member to its Editorial Advisory Panel. Christophe Libeau has served as a CBRN officer in the French Military since 2013 and is a volunteer HazMat expert with the civilian Yvelines Fire Service

The societal impacts of cyberattacks

The societal impacts of cyberattacks

From a consequence management perspective, the effects of a cyberattack on a city or town are chillingly similar to a flooding scenario and could have a significant bearing on individual resilience and community cohesion

CRJ Winter 2014, Volume 10, Issue 2

CRJ Winter 2014, Volume 10, Issue 2

The winter edition of the CRJ has now gone to press. Take a look at the articles that are being published in this issue.

Migrants do not have to drown, says volunteer SAR organisation

Migrants do not have to drown, says volunteer SAR organisation

Christopher Catrambrone says “I simply wanted to stop the deaths at sea while governments wrestled over solutions.”

News: UNEP offers contamination assessment of Bhopal disaster site to Government of India

News: UNEP offers contamination assessment of Bhopal disaster site to Government of India

In a significant development for the Bhopal Disaster case, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has offered to undertake a full evaluation of the spread of toxic waste at the derelict Union Carbide factory in Bhopal

Can you help this project to document the long-term impact of conflict?

Can you help this project to document the long-term impact of conflict?

Legacy of War will cover topics such as long-term refugees, PTSD, disability, Agent Orange, UXO and landmines, rehabilitation of former child soldiers and sexual violence

Pakistan: Unfulfilled promises? Baloch earthquake victims still await help

Pakistan: Unfulfilled promises? Baloch earthquake victims still await help

Seventeen months after an earthquake devastated the district of Awaran in Balochistan, promises of reconstruction and assistance appear to have floundered, writes Adnan Aamir

News: New Health Care in Danger publication helps states to implement international law

News: New Health Care in Danger publication helps states to implement international law

The ICRC has released a new Health Care in Danger (HCiD) publication aimed at helping states to implement the aspects of international law that protect the provision of health care during conflicts and other emergencies

CRJ preview: Enhanced situation awareness for complex disasters

CRJ preview: Enhanced situation awareness for complex disasters

The next issue of CRJ will be looking at a system combining the use of a Smart UAV, computer-based analysis and 3-D modeling to help first responders and incident commanders at complex disasters. Here’s a quick preview…

R&D: Digital Humanitarians

R&D: Digital Humanitarians

A new army of volunteers who respond to and help in natural and human-caused disasters without the fanfare and glitz involved with being a first responder: computer and digital network analysts

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Event: Is Europe's critical infrastructure prepared for an attack?

Event: Is Europe's critical infrastructure prepared for an attack?

Ahead of the Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience event in the Netherlands this March, Neil Walker examines just how prepared Europe is for an attack on its critical infrastructure, and the possible effects should such an event take place

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