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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

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

Most UK adults are totally unprepared for an emergency

Most UK adults are totally unprepared for an emergency

The new British Red Cross report, Ready for Anything, says that needs of individuals and communities must be at heart of response to flooding, terror attacks, and other emergencies

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

Emergency management course offers flexibility and innovative experiential learning

Emergency management course offers flexibility and innovative experiential learning

Rob Fagan describes the innovative degrees offered to students who want to gain immersive, in the field training in emergency management

Our public private lives – external and internal conflict

Our public private lives – external and internal conflict

Larissa Sotieva looks at how in giving up our online privacy, we are in danger of making ourselves more prone to manipulation, and examines this paradox within the context of regions affected by violent conflict

Massive online open course in humanitarian essentials looks at risks, security and wellbeing

Massive online open course in humanitarian essentials looks at risks, security and wellbeing

Distance and online education change as quickly as the technology, pedagogy and adult education that support such learning morphs from one system to the next, writes Robert Fagan

Making drowning prevention a worldwide priority

Making drowning prevention a worldwide priority

Drowning is a silent epidemic that claims an estimated 360,000 lives every year, many of them children. But this leading killer isn’t getting the global attention it deserves

Returning fighters Part II: Speak No Evil

Returning fighters Part II: Speak No Evil

The second part of this series by Casey Brunelle discusses updates in some pertinent cases of returning ISIS members and examines the implications of statements surrounding the issue made by leading political figures

Emergency exercise prepares for large volcanic eruption in Iceland

Emergency exercise prepares for large volcanic eruption in Iceland

An emergency response exercise based on the scenario of a large volcanic eruption in Öræfajökull will take place in February 2019

A deeper level of training to engage knowledge and experience in resilience and emergency management

A deeper level of training to engage knowledge and experience in resilience and emergency management

The need to be prepared for these types of incidents has never been so important, says the Emergency Management and Resilience Centre at the University of Wolverhampton