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CRJ 14:2 - out now, here's what's in the latest issue

CRJ 14:2 - out now, here's what's in the latest issue

Safety & security, risk management, drones, insurance, the EDFRR, Sweden's wildfires... just a few of the subjects addressed in this edition

New course on disaster health for public and professionals

New course on disaster health for public and professionals

Rob Fagan explains the importance of good 'disaster health' in planning and preparation for emergencies

Staying safe in a risky world

Staying safe in a risky world

Paul Martin's new book, Rules of Security, sets out the ten most important guiding principles of protective security and resilience

Scale of serious and organised crime in UK is “Truly staggering” – UK National Crime Agency

Scale of serious and organised crime in UK is “Truly staggering” – UK National Crime Agency

Serious and organised crime kills more people every year than terrorism, war and natural disasters combined, according to the NCA

Protecting cities against terrorism

Protecting cities against terrorism

CRJ Advisory Panel member, Lina Kolesnikova has been named an expert on the advisory board of new EU project, PACTESUR

Catch-22 dilemma in response to complex emergencies

Catch-22 dilemma in response to complex emergencies

In her latest blog, Lina Kolesnikova invites CBRN responders to comment on the Catch-22 dilemma concerning public communication

Why Your Security Strategy Needs Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plans

Why Your Security Strategy Needs Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plans

Maintaining corporate security during a disaster and keeping employees safe goes hand in hand with returning to productivity, according to CRJ Key Network Partner, Dataminr

Shocking economics

Shocking economics

New research shows that it is possible to predict the effect of major disturbances on global economies and thus aid their recovery

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) tests international capabilities

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) tests international capabilities

The IAEA ran its annual exercises to check that states and organisations are prepared for nuclear and radiological emergencies

Manchester Mayor backs call for enhanced security measures at major venues

Manchester Mayor backs call for enhanced security measures at major venues

The Mayor made the call as he published a progress report into how agencies have been working to further improve their readiness to respond to major incidents

"Novel link" between antimicrobial resistance and climate change

Researchers whether the explanatory strength of climate variables holds true in a region with diverse healthcare systems and societies and whether a climate change dimension can be identified, using Europe as a case region

Notre-Dame fire: Millions pledged to rebuild cathedral

Notre-Dame fire: Millions pledged to rebuild cathedral

Hundreds of millions of euros have been pledged to help rebuild Notre-Dame after a devastating fire partially destroyed the French cathedral on April 15, 2019

Wildfires and climate change: California’s energy future

Wildfires and climate change: California’s energy future

A new report by the Governor of California outlines the steps needed to reduce the incidence and severity of the states' wildfires

Billion Dollar Weather in the US

Billion Dollar Weather in the US

The weather in the first quarter of 2019 has already cost the US over $2 billion in damages, says a report by the NOAA

Early Warning System upgrade to be installed in the British Virgin Islands

Early Warning System upgrade to be installed in the British Virgin Islands

The Government of the Virgin Islands will be financing the re-establishment and upgrade of a Territory-wide Multi Hazard Early Warning System to the tune of $1.5 million

A report on the Second International Conference on Risks, Security and Citizenship in Setúbal, Portugal

A report on the Second International Conference on Risks, Security and Citizenship in Setúbal, Portugal

Lina Kolesnikova took part in the conference. Here, she summarises the event which focused on the climate change problem and disasters resilience

Making social media data valuable for humanitarian actors

Making social media data valuable for humanitarian actors

Trilateral Research discusses the value in using social media data to inform humanitarian organisations and aid workers in times of crisis

Virtual kidnapping

Virtual kidnapping

CRJ Key Network Partner Markham highlights a disturbing trend in criminals demanding ransoms - virtual kidnapping