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Robert Fagan

Robert FaganDuring his 30-year military career, Colonel Robert ‘Rob’ Fagan, US Army (Retired) deployed to humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations in multiple countries primarily in the Western Hemisphere. He has trained and exercised with dozens of countries, building partnership capacity and promoting interoperability for crisis response. He currently works as a global crisis management consultant in the private and public sectors. Rob will be writing and blogging in the future for CRJ, with articles on public/private partnerships, emergency preparedness for children, and free humanitarian, response, and emergency management training from around the worl

Articles from this author...

Emergency preparedness for children


As the responsibility for first aid and emergency planning now falls mostly to the professionals, important survival and safety skills are no longer passed down the generations. Robert Fagan argues the case for instilling these skills in our children once again - Written by Robert Fagan. (Volume 15, Issue 1)

Empowering laypeople


Rob Fagan contends that the average citizen or layperson has lost their impetus to act in a crisis, but this is changing, thanks to national training programmes - Written by Robert Fagan. (Volume 14, Issue 3)

Community Emergency Response Teams


Local, state and federal government agencies do not have the capacity to help all citizens during all stages of a crisis, and nor should they, according to Robert Fagan. But individuals can prepare to cope during the critical period before fi rst responders may be available - Written by Robert Fagan. (Volume 14, Issue 1)

Closing the gap


Robert Fagan explores how the concept of operationalising resilience helps first responders to be ready for the impact and surge of an event in the face of acute stress and trauma - Written by Robert Fagan. (Volume 13, Issue 4)

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Protecting the workforce

CRJ Advisory Panel member Rob Fagan provides some useful links for emergency services personnel o... - Written by Robert Fagan.

Training Blog: COVID-19

The Crisis Response Journal continues to be a great source of ‘just-in-time’ informat... - Written by Robert Fagan.

Low-cost online learning for professional development

In the first of a new series of blogs, CRJ Advisory Panel member ... - Written by Robert Fagan.

Extreme event: Let’s play a game

Rob Fagan... - Written by Robert Fagan.

New course on disaster health for public and professionals

The Uniformed Services University (USU) of the health sciences is the US military’s centre ... - Written by Robert Fagan.

Emergency management course offers flexibility and innovative experiential learning

... - Written by Robert Fagan.

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 t... - Written by Robert Fagan.

Online learning – Ready Calgary: Community preparedness

Robert Fagan looks at another free... - Written by Robert Fagan.

Online learning: Being prepared in the modern world

In this month’s blog on free preparedness training and education it’s ... - Written by Robert Fagan.

More online emergency management training resources

This month Rob Fagan’s blog about free emergency management training and education focuses ... - Written by Robert Fagan.

A world at your fingertips – developing your career through online learning

In the first instalment of my blog on ... - Written by Robert Fagan.

Take part in a training exercise that covers the whole world and all disciplines

Our regular blogger Robert Fagan announ... - Written by Robert Fagan.

Free international training and education to develop your careers

Rob Fagan, our newest blogger, will be ... - Written by Robert Fagan.

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