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CRJ 13:4 - Published now, don't miss out!

CRJ 13:4 - Published now, don't miss out!

The main themes of this issue are resilience, travel risk security, crime and terrorism, and humanitarian logistics. As ever, there's much, much more

Thirty countries take part in seven live scenarios across Europe in massive counter terrorism exercise

Thirty countries take part in seven live scenarios across Europe in massive counter terrorism exercise

The exercise aims to test the effective operational readiness of European special intervention units as regards cross-border operations

Volga-Dnepr Airlines among first to respond to Sulawesi tsunami and earthquake

Volga-Dnepr Airlines among first to respond to Sulawesi tsunami and earthquake

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered generators and a water purification system to Indonesia to support the international humanitarian mission

Augmented reality telementoring to help medics in war and disaster zones

Augmented reality telementoring to help medics in war and disaster zones

Researchers have developed an approach that allows experienced surgeons and physicians around the world to help less-experienced doctors perform complicated procedures in war zones, natural disasters and rural areas

Volga-Dnepr Airlines rushes relief supplies to Guam to help victims of Typhoon Mangkhut

Volga-Dnepr Airlines rushes relief supplies to Guam to help victims of Typhoon Mangkhut

Typhoon Mangkhut, which struck the island of Guam on September 10, is the strongest tropical cyclone to be recorded worldwide in 2018 to date. It affected areas including the Mariana Islands, Philippines, Taiwan, South China and Vietnam

More online emergency management training resources

More online emergency management training resources

This month Rob Fagan’s blog about free emergency management training and education focuses on a very timely and useful source: the Safe + Ready Institute

The World Economic Forum mobilises new partnership to avert the growth in global plastic pollution by 2025

The World Economic Forum mobilises new partnership to avert the growth in global plastic pollution by 2025

The ocean provides more than one-half of the Earth’s oxygen, it stabilsies the climate, and billions of people depend on it for food, employment and livelihoods. Plastic waste is straining this vital food and planetary lifeline

Survival identification syndrome and traumatic bonding

Survival identification syndrome and traumatic bonding

Lina Kolesnikova says that emergency services workers need to be aware of the paradoxical phenomena whereby abused people develop emotional dependency upon their abuser

Drones help search and rescue teams find victims faster, new study shows

Drones help search and rescue teams find victims faster, new study shows

Search and rescue teams found simulated victims faster when they used drones for help, a new study finds.

A rapid nanofilter for clean water

A rapid nanofilter for clean water

Australian researchers have designed a rapid nanofilter that can clean dirty water over 100 times faster than current technology

Europe's Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment 2018

Europe's Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment 2018

The report offers a law enforcement view of the emerging threats and key developments in the field of cybercrime over the last year, describing anticipated future threats

CRJ: We dare to be different!

CRJ: We dare to be different!

Join the CRJ global community! Kirsty McKinlay Stewart describes the many ways you can work with our extensive international networks of experts and thought leaders

This is not a drill: Five reasons why experts are worried about the next pandemic

This is not a drill: Five reasons why experts are worried about the next pandemic

Ali Moore, Vice Chancellor's Fellow at the University of Melbourne, examines whether Australia is prepared for the next health outbreak

It's time for CEOs to think more about crisis

It's time for CEOs to think more about crisis

A study has revealed the disturbing statistic that CEOs spend just one per cent of their time working on crisis management, according to Dr Tony Jaques

European Forum on Disaster Risk Reduction - conference registration now open

European Forum on Disaster Risk Reduction - conference registration now open

Economic losses and infrastructure damage could rise, owing to the number and value of assets exposed to hazards, inadequacy of prevention measures and growing interconnectedness of markets, societies and technologies in a digitised economy

Human performance: Take note of error precursors

Human performance: Take note of error precursors

Teresa Mullen says once we can predict the types of error we will make and where we will make them, we can introduce error reduction tools and techniques to prevent them from happening

Nanobots could destroy nerve agents by harnessing the power of enzymes

Nanobots could destroy nerve agents by harnessing the power of enzymes

Scientists report developing nanobot pumps that destroy nerve agents, while simultaneously administering an antidote

Not just for special forces training - centre has great civilian services potential

Not just for special forces training - centre has great civilian services potential

Editorial Advisory Panel Member Rob McAlister takes an inside look at Jordan's special forces training centre