Search | Contact | Subscribe | Sign In or Register

Crisis Response Journal Crisis Response Journal

Archive

Click on each article cover for full contents of the CRJ archive. This is available to all subscribers at no extra cost.

Volume 13 » Issue 3 »
Reputational crisis

Reputational crisis

After news that Oxfam workers had been involved with prostitutes in Haiti after the 2010 quake, the charity was accused of trying to hide the incident to avoid tarnishing its reputation. Richard Pendry examines the consequences

  • Aid
  • NGO
  • NGOs
Humanitarian sexual abuse

Humanitarian sexual abuse

Aid worker Megan Nobert was drugged and raped by another humanitarian worker. After going public, she has encouraged other survivors of sexual violence within the community to break the silence, says Anastasia Kyriacou

  • Aid
  • NGO
  • NGOs
Gender sensitive humanitarian action

Gender sensitive humanitarian action

Marcy Hersh brings news of an advocacy effort by Women Deliver, which calls for more effective gender-sensitive humanitarian action for girls and women in emergencies

  • Aid
  • NGO
  • NGOs
  • Personnel protection
A new phenomenon in seismic risk?

A new phenomenon in seismic risk?

Mostafa Mohaghegh examines a growing pattern in intensive and extensive combined seismic risk

  • Earthquake
  • Preparedness
USAR capacity building in China

USAR capacity building in China

In the ten years since the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake killed 69,227 people and left 374,643 injured, Chinese USAR capacity has developed and expanded, write Chen Hong, Wang Wei and Xu Aihui

  • Earthquake
  • Preparedness
  • Search & Rescue
Air crash response

Air crash response

Darren McQuade reports on multi-agency emergency response and business continuity operations after an aircraft crashed into a shopping centre in Melbourne, Australia, killing all fi ve on board

  • Aviation
  • Fire
  • Responder
  • Response
Rollercoaster incident

Rollercoaster incident

In 2015, a rollercoaster incident left 16 riders trapped. Dale Harrison, who was in charge of the complex FRS response, describes the incident at Alton Towers

  • Fire
  • Responder
  • Response
Managing the risks at sporting events

Managing the risks at sporting events

An integrated approach to safety and security is vital but must not detract from spectator enjoyment of large-scale sporting events – strategic, multi-agency safety management is the key, according to Rick Riding

  • Events
  • Policing
  • Preparedness
Learning from São Paulo’s water crisis

Learning from São Paulo’s water crisis

Stela Goldenstein presents lessons learnt and outlines future solutions that are being worked upon in São Paulo, which has faced severe water shortages

  • Mitigation
  • Natural Crisis
  • Preparedness
  • Public Education
  • Public Health
  • Resilience
Can technology delay a water crisis?

Can technology delay a water crisis?

Human civilisation has always been critically dependent on water, but the last decade has seen demand for this precious resource become more intense, writes Laurie Reynolds

  • Mitigation
  • Natural Crisis
  • Technology
Water and security

Water and security

If last century was the era of oil, then the 21st century will certainly be that of water, according to Matt Minshall

  • Mitigation
  • Natural Crisis
  • Risk
Floating cities

Floating cities

Kishawn Kevin Gajadhar explores how realistic and effective the concept of ‘seasteading’ – or self-sustaining floating cities – might be in the face of projected global sea level rises. From a global emergency management perspective, is this an idea worth exploring?

  • Smart, resilient cities
  • Technology
Management of dead bodies in water

Management of dead bodies in water

Erik de Soir brings a more practical focus to this issue’s water theme, by examining the retrieval, identifi cation, investigation and family liaison required when a body is discovered in water

  • Management
  • Marine
Going underground

Going underground

Hospitals must be prepared for every situation, particularly in times of war and mass disaster, writes Jay Levinson, as they must continue to provide regular services, while meeting the needs of increased numbers of patients

  • Health
  • Preparedness
  • Recovery
CBRN and medical preparedness

CBRN and medical preparedness

Steven Chatfi eld takes a look at the increasing level of CBRN threats and their implications for medical preparedness and response in Europe, calling for industry to work closer with EU member states

  • CBRN
  • Chemicals
  • Health
  • Mass Facilities
1 2 Next »