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Remember the millions of people living in urban armed conflict says ICRC

Remember the millions of people living in urban armed conflict says ICRC

Dr Hugo Slim, head of humanitarian policy at the ICRC, urges States negotiating Habitat 3 to remembe...

Crisis: The state of healthcare in Iraq

Crisis: The state of healthcare in Iraq

Ahmed Aber describes how Iraq is facing a health and humanitarian crisis as the result of decades of...

Agriculture as a terrorist target: Time to address vulnerabilities

Agriculture as a terrorist target: Time to address vulnerabilities

The lack of risk assessments in the agricultural and environmental systems sectors has undoubtedly a...

Brexit in seven possible scenarios

Brexit in seven possible scenarios

On June 27, 2016, Dr Patrick Lagadec examined some scenarios regarding how exactly the UK ...

Next flu pandemic could double past cost estimates

Next flu pandemic could double past cost estimates

A pandemic influenza outbreak in the United States could have widespread economic costs nearly doubl...

CRJ comment on Brexit: What next for emergency resilience and response?

CRJ comment on Brexit: What next for emergency resilience and response?

The Crisis Response Journal is a proudly apolitical publication; this is one of our fundamental doct...

Final conference of European Critical Infrastructure Protection project

Final conference of European Critical Infrastructure Protection project

The Euconcip (European Co-operation Network on Critical Infrastructure Protection) Final Confer...

Artificial intelligence: Essential ingredient but no panacea

Artificial intelligence: Essential ingredient but no panacea

Michael McCabe says that although artificial intelligence brings real benefits in the security ...

Security challenges facing the Balkans

Security challenges facing the Balkans

Editorial Advisory Panel Member Lina Kolesnikova reports on a conference that looked at crime i...

Low cost weather centres to help prevent flash flooding in Sri Lanka

Low cost weather centres to help prevent flash flooding in Sri Lanka

Soumya Balasubramanya and Yann Chemin describe how open-source mobile weather monitoring c...

What makes the public more likely to second-guess authorities during a crisis?

What makes the public more likely to second-guess authorities during a crisis?

In a digital age when people have many information sources, during a crisis they will not always see...

Bringing CERT and SAR training to Nepal

Bringing CERT and SAR training to Nepal

Dr Behrouz Moghaddasi, a physician from Iran and founder of that country's Search and Rescue Te...

The hazards of managing spontaneous volunteers during emergencies

The hazards of managing spontaneous volunteers during emergencies

Asfandeyar Niazi says that although Pakistan now has rescue teams and a respectable, and expanding, ...

Count every child: Finding and registering Pakistan's invisible children

Count every child: Finding and registering Pakistan's invisible children

Luavut Zahid, our Pakistan Correspondent and Blog Editor, commissioned this piece because: “Pa...

Should we be concerned about the ISIL nuclear and dirty bomb threat?

Should we be concerned about the ISIL nuclear and dirty bomb threat?

The Nuclear Security Summit in Washington DC at the end of March put the threat of ISIL using s...

How to get communities in East Africa to trust climate science

How to get communities in East Africa to trust climate science

Jennifer Leavy, Senior Research Fellow at the University of East Anglia, UK, highlights the importan...

IPA Global Anti-Terrorism Forum held in Macau

IPA Global Anti-Terrorism Forum held in Macau

The International Police Association (IPA) Forum for Global Anti-Terrorism was held in Macau, China ...

Communities can help to defeat terrorism

Communities can help to defeat terrorism

Communities have a role to play in keeping where they live safe by reporting suspicious activity, sa...

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