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CRJ 13:1 out soon

CRJ 13:1 out soon

Extreme weather, interview with INSARAG, business continuity & resilience, peace building, conflict & terrorism and much more

Seismic resistant concrete to be used in school

Seismic resistant concrete to be used in school

A new seismic-resistant, fibre-reinforced concrete developed at the University of British Colombia will see its first first real-life application this autumn as part of the seismic retrofit of a Vancouver elementary schoo

New CRJ Editorial Advisory Panel member

New CRJ Editorial Advisory Panel member

CRJ are delighted to welcome Michael McDonough onto the Editorial Advisory Panel

Humanitarian aid: It’s a matter of trust

Humanitarian aid: It’s a matter of trust

When the need for ever-greater humanitarian action is required in so many parts of the world, is interest in helping others increasingly reticent? Anastasia Kyriacou of Aidex investigates why trust in NGOs is declining in many countries

Everbridge Webinar on Improving Employee Safety presented by security and counter terrorism expert

Everbridge Webinar on Improving Employee Safety presented by security and counter terrorism expert

A 45 min webinar presented by Security and Counter Terrorism expert Steve Swain to illustrate several potential scenarios and ways in which you can assess, respond and stay safe.

Accessible radiation detection

Accessible radiation detection

Our R&D bloggers look at a portable dosimeter that could help to protect those who work in dangerous environments

Las Vegas Police provide update on mass shooting incident

Las Vegas Police provide update on mass shooting incident

Assistant Sheriff Todd Fasulo of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police provided an update on the shooting of concertgoers in Las Vegas, in which 59 people died and 527 were injured

Telephone terrorism continues to target Russian towns and cities

Telephone terrorism continues to target Russian towns and cities

Some Russian cities have been near-paralysed after being targeted by repeated, simultaneous mass bomb threats phoned through to police and emergency services, reports Lina Kolesnikova, who says that hackers are thought to be behind the attacks

Three quarters of Britons fearful of connected homes, citing security and privacy as concerns

Three quarters of Britons fearful of connected homes, citing security and privacy as concerns

Smart home tech is predicted to reduce bills and the cost of home insurance, but MoneySuperMarket research shows that 76 per cent of Britons are wary of potential risks

Migration, refugees and criminal exploitation

Migration, refugees and criminal exploitation

Lina Kolensikova and Emily Hough say that criminal elements exploiting migration routes are hardening public attitudes towards the very people who need human assistance and compassion the most

London: Art on the Underground unveils film at King’s Cross supporting MOAS and refugees

London: Art on the Underground unveils film at King’s Cross supporting MOAS and refugees

The latest commission from Art on the Underground, a 12 minute film by London-based artists Broomberg and Chanarin, was unveiled last night at King’s Cross St Pancras Underground Station

OUP provides free online access to biomedical journals for healthcare professionals responding to recent hurricanes and earthquake

OUP provides free online access to biomedical journals for healthcare professionals responding to recent hurricanes and earthquake

Free access to biomedical portfolio of 118 journals, including titles like Clinical Infectious Diseases, International Health, and Pathogens and Disease which will be freely available for the next four weeks

The importance of crisis communication – Lessons from Ryanair

The importance of crisis communication – Lessons from Ryanair

David Stewart, one of the Crisis Response Journal's Directors, looks at crisis communication planning in the light of the recent Ryanair cancellations

Software can read subliminal facial expressions to decipher ‘deeper’ human personality traits in real time

Software can read subliminal facial expressions to decipher ‘deeper’ human personality traits in real time

Sophisticated technology can tell – live – if people are lying, disagreeing, curious, judgmental, passionate or nervous with high levels of accuracy, says developer, Human

Twenty-one US states sign up to first nationwide broadband network for public safety

Twenty-one US states sign up to first nationwide broadband network for public safety

The First Responder Network Authority grew out of a 9/11 Commission recommendation calling for interoperable communications for all US first responders, writes Aislynn C Turner

“Urgent need” to prevent weapons falling into the wrong hands, says ICRC President

“Urgent need” to prevent weapons falling into the wrong hands, says ICRC President

Speaking at the opening of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) Conference in Geneva, Switzerland, ICRC President Peter Maurer issued a stark reminder to states about the impact arms flows are having on societies around the globe

Forty million people affected by flooding across Bangladesh, Nepal and India

Forty million people affected by flooding across Bangladesh, Nepal and India

More than 1,200 people are known to have died. The floods have damaged and destroyed homes, schools and health facilities

Innovation awards are announced, here's how to take part

Innovation awards are announced, here's how to take part

Milipol Paris 2017 is organising the Milipol Innovation Awards, a competition designed to reward the most innovative companies in products, materials, services, solutions or business models related to the homeland security industry