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CRJ 15.1 is out now!

CRJ 15.1 is out now!

From today, subscribers will be able to view the latest edition and hard copies will be winging their way to their destinations early next week. Click to find out more about this month's articles

CRJ's Covid-19 resources page

CRJ's Covid-19 resources page

Experts, updates, advice and archive material on global health emergencies - updated several times a day. Click on image or headline to go straight to page

The power of trusted voices online

The power of trusted voices online

In a time of crisis, people want to hear updates from people they trust. Kate Rawlins of Helpful Digital gives a plan for a trusted voices strategy

Climate-related disasters increase risks of conflict in vulnerable countries

Climate-related disasters increase risks of conflict in vulnerable countries

Australian and German researchers have found strong evidence that the risk for armed conflict is higher after a climate-related disaster, but only in vulnerable countries

Wildlife experts find hope among the ashes on Kangaroo Island

Wildlife experts find hope among the ashes on Kangaroo Island

Signs that rare bird and marsupial colonies are surviving the aftermath of horrific bushfires are emerging with the help of sensor cameras, water pumps and ecologists

Uncertain climate future could disrupt energy systems

Uncertain climate future could disrupt energy systems

An international research team proposes a method to make energy systems more resilient in the face of extreme weather events

Supply chains, interconnectedness and pandemics: From global value chains to Covid-19

Supply chains, interconnectedness and pandemics: From global value chains to Covid-19

Advisory Panel Member Paolo Garonna presents this detailed analysis of the macro-economic and financial impact of Covid-19, and possible global scenarios, advising on what action should be taken at global and national levels right now

Information – fact, assumption or rumour?

Information – fact, assumption or rumour?

Both the handling and access of information are important in the decision-making processes involved in the fight against Covid-19, writes Alan Baldwin

Compliance, business continuity management plans and Covid-19

Compliance, business continuity management plans and Covid-19

In another update from Elton Cunha and Dr Harryson Luiz da Silva on the situation in Brazil, the focus is on small businesses and micro entrepreneurs

The forgotten threats

The forgotten threats

Lina Kolesnikova looks at how 'old' threats might rise again during the Covid-19 outbreak

DRIVER+ project: Boosting crisis management, innovation and operational effectiveness

DRIVER+ project: Boosting crisis management, innovation and operational effectiveness

Free to all readers! An eight-page special report on the DRIVER+ project's achievements activities, results and enduring legacy

R&D: Could traumatic memories be erased?

R&D: Could traumatic memories be erased?

It is well known that light, particularly the cycle of night and day, plays an important role in regulating animal physiology. Examples include circadian rhythm, mood and cognition. But what about long-term memory?

Protecting the workforce

Protecting the workforce

Rob Fagan, CRJ Advisory Panel member share some valuable resources for emergency services personnel who are on the frontline of the fight against Covid-19

Response and recovery

Response and recovery

The two phases that occur after the emergency preparedness stages need our attention now, write Roger Greene of Tricordant and Roger Gomm, CRJ Advisory Panel member

Why we should keep a diary in a crisis

Why we should keep a diary in a crisis

Learning from mistakes and good practice is so important in times of crisis, writes Kate Rawlins of Helpful Digital in her blog about advice for keeping a diary

Emergency calls and public warning during the Covid-19 outbreak

Emergency calls and public warning during the Covid-19 outbreak

The European Emergency Number Association (EENA) provides valuable resources for all emergency services during the pandemic

Keeping up-to-date

Keeping up-to-date

Find resources for people with disabilities who cannot access infographics on social media but want to stay in the loop as events unfold and a summary of a Consensus Statement from the UK Government

More than one crisis can happen at a time

More than one crisis can happen at a time

It is crucial to remember that while the world focuses on the Covid-19 pandemic, other crises and incidents will not be put on hold. Phil Trendall shares his expertise and explains how organisations can face multiple threats should they arise