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Leadership in a Crisis: Performing under pressure

Leadership in a Crisis: Performing under pressure

In this blog post, Dominic Cockram, conference chair and managing director of specialist crisis mana...

Ebola is not over: No room for complacency

Ebola is not over: No room for complacency

Ebola is not defeated in West Africa but appears to be off the radar for the mainstream news media, ...

Help volunteer responders in Syria: Eleven days to go and a quarter of target reached

Help volunteer responders in Syria: Eleven days to go and a quarter of target reached

Read Emily Hough’s interviews with Members of the Syria Civil Defence, take a few minutes...

Comment: The threat of international terrorism - a 'wicked' problem

Comment: The threat of international terrorism - a 'wicked' problem

Dr Dave Sloggett provides his thoughts on the implications of the latest terrorist attacks...

Healthcare facilities in Pakistan: A crisis in numbers

Healthcare facilities in Pakistan: A crisis in numbers

Access to healthcare is a problem that seems to make itself obvious every few weeks in Pakistan, say...

Responding to remote areas in Nepal

Responding to remote areas in Nepal

Behrouz Moghadassi, Head of Search and Rescue in Iran, went to Nepal to assist as a member of the IF...

Thoughts on evacuation drills for people with special needs

Thoughts on evacuation drills for people with special needs

Editorial Advisory Panel Member Jay Levinson shares some thoughts on evacuating populations with spe...

Firefighter wrestled beheading suspect to the ground

Firefighter wrestled beheading suspect to the ground

Advisory Panel Member Christophe Libeau describes how the brave actions of a firefighter at the scen...

Disaster preparedness training on the Hungarian/Romanian border

Disaster preparedness training on the Hungarian/Romanian border

Editorial Advisory Panel Member Christo Motz is part of a European-funded disaster prepare...

Cultural insensitivity in handling of IDPs

Cultural insensitivity in handling of IDPs

In this regular blog, researched and commissioned by CRJ’s Pakistan correspondent Lu...

A pictorial round-up of Interschutz in Germany

A pictorial round-up of Interschutz in Germany

CRJ's Director Colin Simpson presents a round-up of photos taken on day one and two of the Interschu...

The link between climate risk and making cities attractive to investment

The link between climate risk and making cities attractive to investment

The impact of a changing climate on the frequency of natural disasters means cities must take more r...

Climate blog: May 2015 worldwide weather extremes

Climate blog: May 2015 worldwide weather extremes

In CRJ 10:4 Editorial Advisory Panel Member William Peterson reports on the continued drou...

What kept women from voting in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa?

What kept women from voting in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa?

The disaster risk reduction community is increasingly emphasising the vital need to include mar...

Nepal earthquake 2015 - a local emergency response perspective

Nepal earthquake 2015 - a local emergency response perspective

As the entire territory of Nepal lies in the very high seismic zone, the risk of...

Internally displaced persons still struggling five years after Pakistan floods

Internally displaced persons still struggling five years after Pakistan floods

In this regular blog, researched and commissioned by CRJ’s Pakistan correspondent Luavut Zahid...

Day 10 - SE & Central African Strategic Command Course, Rwanda

Day 10 - SE & Central African Strategic Command Course, Rwanda

Final day of the course starts with a students structured debrief, identification of key learning an...

Day 9 - SE & Central African Strategic Command Course, Rwanda

Day 9 - SE & Central African Strategic Command Course, Rwanda

After the last few days of frenetic activity on the exercise, today we are back in the classroom to ...

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