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Firefighter wrestled beheading suspect to the ground

Firefighter wrestled beheading suspect to the ground

Advisory Panel Member Christophe Libeau describes how the brave actions of a firefighter at the scen...

Disaster preparedness training on the Hungarian/Romanian border

Disaster preparedness training on the Hungarian/Romanian border

Editorial Advisory Panel Member Christo Motz is part of a European-funded disaster prepare...

Cultural insensitivity in handling of IDPs

Cultural insensitivity in handling of IDPs

In this regular blog, researched and commissioned by CRJ’s Pakistan correspondent Lu...

A pictorial round-up of Interschutz in Germany

A pictorial round-up of Interschutz in Germany

CRJ's Director Colin Simpson presents a round-up of photos taken on day one and two of the Interschu...

The link between climate risk and making cities attractive to investment

The link between climate risk and making cities attractive to investment

The impact of a changing climate on the frequency of natural disasters means cities must take more r...

Climate blog: May 2015 worldwide weather extremes

Climate blog: May 2015 worldwide weather extremes

In CRJ 10:4 Editorial Advisory Panel Member William Peterson reports on the continued drou...

What kept women from voting in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa?

What kept women from voting in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa?

The disaster risk reduction community is increasingly emphasising the vital need to include mar...

Nepal earthquake 2015 - a local emergency response perspective

Nepal earthquake 2015 - a local emergency response perspective

As the entire territory of Nepal lies in the very high seismic zone, the risk of...

Internally displaced persons still struggling five years after Pakistan floods

Internally displaced persons still struggling five years after Pakistan floods

In this regular blog, researched and commissioned by CRJ’s Pakistan correspondent Luavut Zahid...

Day 10 - SE & Central African Strategic Command Course, Rwanda

Day 10 - SE & Central African Strategic Command Course, Rwanda

Final day of the course starts with a students structured debrief, identification of key learning an...

Day 9 - SE & Central African Strategic Command Course, Rwanda

Day 9 - SE & Central African Strategic Command Course, Rwanda

After the last few days of frenetic activity on the exercise, today we are back in the classroom to ...

Day 8 - South East Central African Strategic Command Course, Rwanda

Day 8 - South East Central African Strategic Command Course, Rwanda

Day eight of the course comprises a review, or debrief, of the strategic command exercise, says Edit...

Day 7 - SE & Central African Strategic Command Course, Musanze, Rwanda

Day 7 - SE & Central African Strategic Command Course, Musanze, Rwanda

Advisory Panel Member Roger Gomm says that on day two of the strategic command exercise, w...

Day 6: South East Central African Strategic Command Course, Musanze, Rwanda

Day 6: South East Central African Strategic Command Course, Musanze, Rwanda

Today is the start of the three-day strategic command exercise, a key part of the course. It is a pa...

CRJ in Rwanda - Weekend update

CRJ in Rwanda - Weekend update

Editorial Advisory Panel Member Roger Gomm's weekend report from Rwanda, where he is deliv...

Day 5 of the Police Strategic Command Course in Rwanda

Day 5 of the Police Strategic Command Course in Rwanda

Roger Gomm outlines how the Strategic Command Course students have prepared for next week’s th...

Day 4 of the Police Strategic Command Course in Rwanda

Day 4 of the Police Strategic Command Course in Rwanda

Advisory Panel Member Roger Gomm says that students were given the opportunity to put the past three...

Weather: its impact on society, emergency planning and response

Weather: its impact on society, emergency planning and response

Editorial Advisory Panel Member Bill Peterson introduces a regular blog on weather-related disa...

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