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A new era for CRJ

A new era for CRJ

Crisis Response Journal has been purchased by FireNet International Ltd. Here, FireNet’s owners Colin Simpson and Peter Stephenson, describe their plans for the future

  • Comment
Christchurch earthquake response

Christchurch earthquake response

At 0:434hrs on September 4, an earthquake measuring 7.4 occurred 30 km west of Christchurch at a depth of 33 km. Emily Hough looks at the emergency response

  • Incident
Moscow heatwave disaster

Moscow heatwave disaster

Extremely cold winter, followed by an unusually hot summer, challenged Russian authorities this year, says Lina Kolesnikova, who looks at the effects of the extreme heat on Moscow and its surrounding areas

  • Incident
Congo recovery mission

Congo recovery mission

Hilary Phillips talks to Hugh Price-Hughes of Rescue South Africa about the extreme difficulties encountered when handling recovery operations after a corporate air crash in central Africa’s dense, mountainous forest

  • Incident
India air tragedy

India air tragedy

One hundred and fi fty nine people were killed as Air India Express flight overshot the runway at Bajpe airport, near Mangalore, this May. CRJ looks at the response

  • Incident
The recovery challenge

The recovery challenge

The consequences of Pakistan's 'super flood', which has affected more than 18 million people, continue to unfold, says the British Red Cross

  • Partner
Fire and oil spill in Gulf of Mexico

Fire and oil spill in Gulf of Mexico

Emily Hough examines the Deepwater Horizon explosion and subsequent oil spill, which caused such damage to wildlife, livelihoods and the reputation of the company involved

  • Incident
Global risk management

Global risk management

James Tully and Charl van Loggerenberg introduce Hilary Phillips to the remote site medical services they help supply in sub-Saharan Africa

  • Interview
Logistics in disaster

Logistics in disaster

Christina Müschen explains how DHL Disaster Response Teams help at airports in regions affected by a natural disaster, and why their logistics experience is so valuable

  • Profile
FloodEx 2009: Lessons identified

FloodEx 2009: Lessons identified

Ralf Beerens, Peter Glerum and Piet Schneider describe the outcomes of the large scale exercise that simulated a worstcase scenario flood in The Netherlands

  • Exercises
Space weather: How vulnerable are we?

Space weather: How vulnerable are we?

Could a solar flare knock out the lights? How can we ensure critical infrastructure preparedness in the face of severe space weather? Dr Tony Phillips and Dr Madhulika Guhathakurta explain

  • Continuity
Predicting evaluation

Predicting evaluation

EvacuAid is a new model that helps predict the success of different evacuation strategies in an emergency. Bas Kolen, Bob Maaskant, Ira Helsloot and Bart Thonus explain

Engine brown-outs

Engine brown-outs

Fire Chief Javier Mainar describes how serious financial pressures lie behind the decision to ‘brown out’ engines – moving from two crews to one – and takes a look at the consequences

Mapping the way for senier executives

Mapping the way for senier executives

Numerous seminars, courses, conferences and check-lists are available to teach operational people how to ‘manage’ a crisis, but there is nothing specific for leaders or top executives. Patrick Lagadec addresses this lacuna

  • Leadership
The CBRN threat

The CBRN threat

Chris Phillips provides an insight into what the UK’s National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) sees as the major issues faced by global communities in countering the threat of CBRN terrorism

  • Security
  • Terrorism
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