Volume 9 Issue 3
Comment: Austerity – opportunity or threat?
Interviews: Civil Defence in Dubai; Emily Hough interviews the Honourable Nikki Kaye, New Zealand’s Minister for Civil Defence.
Incident analysis: Personal reflections on response to Typhoon Haiyan; Multi-agency command support.
Features: The data challenge for city officials and stakeholders; Drowning toll in South Africa; Complex scenarios in field exercises; Cyclic and holistic approach to exercise programme evaluation strategy; The role of heritage in civil protection and resilience; Crisis management in Macedonia; Mass fatality operational response; Key ingredients for disaster logistics.
Healthcare in Danger: Tackling violence – the ICRC’s Healthcare in Danger campaign; Attacks on polio vaccine healthcare workers in Pakistan; A personal perspective from Dr David Nott on safety in areas of conflict and catastrophe.
Terrorism, Security, Policing: Attacks in Volgograd; Marauding Shooters; Types of terrorist attack; Black Swans and the G20 summit;
Plus: Looking back – the Exxon Valdez; EU response to Typhoon Haiyan.
Authors, contributors & interviewees: Steve McGuirk, County Fire Officer & Chief Executive, Greater Manchester Fire Service, UK; Laura Kavanaugh, MSc, ICLEI; Major General Al Matrooshi, Dubai Civil Defence; Hon Nikki Kaye, New Zealand; Ørjan N Karlsson, Norway Directorate for Civil Protection & Emergency Planning; David Jones, Rescue Global; Hilary Phillips; Christo Motz, Netherlands; Ralf Beerens, MSc, Netherlands; Giovanni Boccardi & Lindsey Scott, UNESCO; Vlatko Jovanovski, Macedonia’s Directorate of Protection and Rescue; Sarah Cotton, ICRC; Luavut Zahid, Pakistan; David Nott, OBE, MD, FRCS, UK; Karen Collins, MA, DEM, BTech, BA, Douglas College, Canada; Lina Kolesnikova, Brussels; Dr Dave Sloggett, UK; Roger Gomm, QPM, UK; Robert Broadhurst, OBE, QPM, UK; Denise P Thompson, Phd, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, NYC, USA; K Harald Drager, Norway; Professor Meen Poydyal Chhetri, Nepal; Dr James Hagen, USA; Nicolae Steiner, MD, PhD, Romania; Ajith Kumar, Chief Fire Officer, Bangalore Airport, USA; David Rogers, Massey Shaw Education Trust, UK; Tony Moore, ICPEM; Ionut Homeag, European Commission.