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Beneath the visor

Beneath the visor

The Mines Advisory Group (MAG) is a British NGO that works in conflict affected communities to clear landmines and destroy weapons. Emily Hough finds out more from four female bomb searchers in Southern Lebanon

  • Frontline
Lockerbie anniversary

Lockerbie anniversary

In 2014, CRJ will be ten years old. As part of our celebrations, we introduce a new section looking at the anniversaries of major disasters around the world. This issue, Tony Moore starts by examining three crises that struck the UK 25 years ago

  • Looking Back
A practical lifeline for decision-makers

A practical lifeline for decision-makers

A book written by Editorial Advisory Panel Member Patrick Lagadec, based upon his ‘from the unknown’ series in CRJ, is available for free, and has already attracted widespread positive praise from Europe, the US and further afield

  • Book Review
Systems thinking blueprint

Systems thinking blueprint

This issue, CRJ reviews a book that looks at how a systems-based approach could make lasting improvements to the UK police service – and others – in order to leave a positive legacy for the future

  • Book Review
Lightning strike injury

Lightning strike injury

The frequency and complexity of lightning strike injury in Africa are under much discussion within the emergency response community and there is a need for further research and diagnosis, Chris Stein tells Hilary Phillips

  • In Depth
Business excellence and the fire service

Business excellence and the fire service

Mike Hall describes how eight years of hard work and treating the New Zealand Fire Service as a business improved its equipment, training, systems and operational performance, all of which paid off during the response to the Christchurch earthquakes

  • In Depth
Towards more effective disaster management (Part I)

Towards more effective disaster management (Part I)

At a recent event, speakers from TIEMS warned that in the face of more frequent and severe natural and human-induced disasters, greater co-ordination and co-operation are required at all levels. This series examines the risks and presents solutions for the way forward

  • In Depth
The Chinese emergency management system (Part III)

The Chinese emergency management system (Part III)

Kaibin Zhong and Xiaoli Lu describe China’s Counterpart Assistance in post-catastrophe reconstruction, saying this concept is both relevant and useful for other nations

  • In Depth
Personal resilience

Personal resilience

Based on her extensive work with members of the emergency services, Noreen Tehrani looks at the psychological risks they face and what can be done to reduce them, as well as how building personal resilience can foster growth

  • Stress & PTSD
PTSD and privacy

PTSD and privacy

Often, the bureaucratic process of recognising the responder’s situation can be almost as traumatic as the event itself, when it comes to treating PTSD, say Jay Levinson and Avi Domb

  • Stress & PTSD
Violence in schools

Violence in schools

In the wake of several high-profile incidences of school violence in the US, Theresa Hunter and Susan M Smith look at measures that schools and communities can take to protect their students and staff

  • Safety
  • Security
Westgate attacks: Initial thoughts

Westgate attacks: Initial thoughts

Many lessons will no doubt be drawn from the attack on Nairobi’s Westgate Centre. Patrick Mcilwee analyses the facts that are already known, while warning that these are subject to change as more information emerges over coming months

  • Safety
  • Security
Securing soft targets

Securing soft targets

Several resonant high-profile terrorist attacks on soft targets this year have raised serious concerns about the continuous evolution of this dangerous phenomenon, says Lina Kolesnikova

  • Safety
  • Security
Preparing for major incidents in hospitals

Preparing for major incidents in hospitals

Jess Dunford describes innovative work by a London-based NHS trust, which has organised multi-agency major incident awareness sessions for its staff, both to build resilience and business continuity within the organisation

  • Exercises
  • Training
Helping to prepare for dangerous incidents

Helping to prepare for dangerous incidents

Simulations can be a powerfulally in disaster preparation, giving leadership and crisis response teams a cost-effective venue to test collaboration and decision-making skills, say the authors of this article

  • Simulations
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