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Weaponising strategic communication

Weaponising strategic communication

Sometimes actions speak louder than words, according to Ørjan Karlsson

Climate: More than a storm in a teacup

Climate: More than a storm in a teacup

Emily Hough speaks to Alice Hill, former Special Assistant to President Barack Obama and Senior Director for Resilience, US National Security Council

Climate change and education

Climate change and education

What is the role of higher education institutes in climate change? CRJ Key Network Partner Emma-Jane Beattie investigates

Looking on the bright side

Looking on the bright side

Speaking to Rohini Swaminathan, Emily Hough discovers that amid all the pessimism, sometimes we need to put everything into perspective

Governance and informal settlements

Governance and informal settlements

It is estimated that around 70 per cent of today’s urban growth occurs without formal planning, turning informality into the most common, and risky, form of urbanisation on the planet, says Vicente Sandoval

Preparing for volcanic eruption

Preparing for volcanic eruption

Dóra Hjálmarsdóttir describes a large emergency exercise recently undertaken in Iceland

Christchurch mosque tragedy

Christchurch mosque tragedy

The mass murders at two mosques in New Zealand provided lessons for intelligence and police services, crisis managers and emergency responders, says Neil Fergus

Protecting places of worship

Protecting places of worship

By their very nature, religious sites are soft and attractive targets for those who wish to cause harm and spread fear. Lina Kolesnikova explores the challenge of protecting them

Radicalisation detection

Radicalisation detection

The sooner radicalisation is identified, the easier it is to eradicate and the better for society, says Olivier Cauberghs

Countering violent extremism

Countering violent extremism

Emily Hough interviews Nicolas Hénin, who spent ten months as a hostage in Syria, to gain an insight into the minds of foreign fighters

Empowering laypeople

Empowering laypeople

Rob Fagan contends that the average citizen or layperson has lost their impetus to act in a crisis, but this is changing, thanks to national training programmes

Social media for emergency risk

Social media for emergency risk

Monika Al-Mufti Nadig and Joanne Maddams look at how communicating disaster risk reduction by making it into a game that anyone can take part in, share and talk about, bridges online social media and offline reality

Evacuating disabled children

Evacuating disabled children

What needs to be taken into account when planning large-scale evacuations for children with disabilities? Jay Levinson looks at how Israel is addressing the challenge

Contingency planning for hospitals

Contingency planning for hospitals

What if a hospital is at the centre of a crisis, emergency or disaster and is unable to function? CRJ Key Network Partner Ruth Wozencroft discusses

Critical care on land or in the air

Critical care on land or in the air

Several non-profit organisations operate specialised air ambulances across Canada to provide critical care and patient transportation, writes Casey Brunelle

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