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The first anniversary of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

The first anniversary of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

Today (March 18, 2016) the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) is celebrating&...

A road map for protecting healthcare services in conflict zones

A road map for protecting healthcare services in conflict zones

Dr Alexander Breitegger welcomes the adoption of Resolution 4 on protecting the delivery of healthca...

Pledging to make hospitals safe havens

Pledging to make hospitals safe havens

Dr Eric de Roodenbeke, CEO of the International Hospital Federation (IHF), outlines his thought...

Is enough being done to protect unaccompanied child refugees?

Is enough being done to protect unaccompanied child refugees?

In an interview at the end of January, Europol brought attention to another very tragic aspect of th...

Sumatra quake in March reveals flaws in tsunami warning systems

Sumatra quake in March reveals flaws in tsunami warning systems

Paul Somerville of Risk Frontiers examines the earthquake off Sumatra, Indonesia in early March...

This is how Twitter could save lives in London

This is how Twitter could save lives in London

Twitter claimed its crown as the undisputed king of social media for crisis communication last week,...

Long term woes of displaced Afghans in Pakistan

Long term woes of displaced Afghans in Pakistan

As reported in our CRJ blog of August 2015, the authorities in Pakistan’s Capital of Isla...

A time of growing global tensions

A time of growing global tensions

Prince Michael of Liechtenstein draws comparisons between current global politics which, he say...

Complex and widening conflicts taking their toll on children

Complex and widening conflicts taking their toll on children

Increasingly complex and widening conflicts have taken a huge toll on children in much of the Middle...

Resilient 2050: The societal challenge

Resilient 2050: The societal challenge

In late 2015, the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) ran a resilience essay competition on ...

Pakistan: River Indus delta women's saga

Pakistan: River Indus delta women's saga

Sea level rise as a result of climate change is destroying Pakistan's River Indus delta and water sc...

Jakarta bombing teaches us the importance of crisis communication in a digital age

Jakarta bombing teaches us the importance of crisis communication in a digital age

Risk Frontiers’ PhD Student, Avianto Amri, is from Jakarta and was there last week doing field...

What would you say if you only had three minutes?

What would you say if you only had three minutes?

Hundreds of thousands of men, women and children have been displaced or forced to flee into neighbou...

Comment: ISIS takes a gamble

Comment: ISIS takes a gamble

The so-called Islamic State is gambling on both the political and military fronts with its intention...

Urban survival training in Estonia

Urban survival training in Estonia

For several years, Christo Motz has been organising pilot projects on urban survival for citize...

Testing drones for search & rescue in Norway's extreme conditions

Testing drones for search & rescue in Norway's extreme conditions

Drones became front-page news for specialist operators, such as the police in Belgium, the fire serv...

Fighting for life: Why drones are infiltrating emergency services

Fighting for life: Why drones are infiltrating emergency services

Joshua Potts provides an insight into the increasing use of drones within the emergency services, an...

Partner page: Getting to incidents safely

Partner page: Getting to incidents safely

Full article from CRJ 11:2 - Anthony Hildebrand outlines the benefits of Emergency Vehicle Preemptio...

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