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CRJ 13:3 - Out in May and how to subscribe

CRJ 13:3 - Out in May and how to subscribe

Here's a quick summary of what is being covered, from organisational and reputational resilience, and incident reports and data privacy/security, to urban search and rescue, water resilience and new technology for first response organisations

How Waze crowdsourcing navigation app can help emergency services

How Waze crowdsourcing navigation app can help emergency services

The European Emergency Number Association (EENA) and Waze have published their final report on a pilot project entitled 'Exploring the use of Waze for emergency response'

Airports are ill equipped to deal with a major cyber attack, report reveals

Airports are ill equipped to deal with a major cyber attack, report reveals

The emergence of a hyper-connected model is increasing the opportunities for cyber criminals to exploit at airports, says PA Consulting

How large could a tsunami be in the Caribbean?

How large could a tsunami be in the Caribbean?

The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami has researchers re-evaluating whether a magnitude 9.0 megathrust earthquake and resulting tsunami could also be a likely risk for the Caribbean region

TSB Bank IT failure: Déjà vu all over again

TSB Bank IT failure: Déjà vu all over again

TSB bank in the UK has been experiencing severe computer issues, with customers unable to log into their online accounts or use the bank’s app. David Rubens looks at the issue from an organisational resilience perspective

OPCW Fact-Finding Mission confirms likely use of chlorine in Saraqib, Syria

OPCW Fact-Finding Mission confirms likely use of chlorine in Saraqib, Syria

The Director-General stated: “I strongly condemn the continued use of toxic chemicals as weapons by anyone, for any reason, and in any circumstances"

Book advises corporations on how to respond to terrorism, cyberthreats and other hazards

Book advises corporations on how to respond to terrorism, cyberthreats and other hazards

The book explores the root causes of the different sectors of terrorism and how businesses can develop strategies to defend against these threats

DR Congo's Kasai crisis: 400,000 children face starvation

DR Congo's Kasai crisis: 400,000 children face starvation

Some 400,000 children are at risk of starving to death in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the United Nations says. Thousands of families in the Kasai region are short of food and water, many have already died.

The Major Events Summit 2018

The Major Events Summit 2018

The MEI Major Events Summit returns for its fourth edition of its annual gathering this June

New Editorial Advisory Panel Member for CRJ

New Editorial Advisory Panel Member for CRJ

CRJ is delighted to announce the appointment of Stuart Smith, Director of Business Development for Volga-Dnepr UK Ltd, to the CRJ Editorial Advisory Panel.

NFPA releases the world’s first active shooter/hostile event standard

NFPA releases the world’s first active shooter/hostile event standard

The proactive, integrated strategies recommended and defined in NFPA 3000 will go a long way in helping communities plan, respond and recover from active shooter and hostile events

New cyberthreat to healthcare industry

New cyberthreat to healthcare industry

Orangeworm has been targeting various countries, 32 per cent of which are in Europe, writes Sara Jost, Global Healthcare Industry Lead at BlackBerry

As antibiotics fail, global consumption soars

As antibiotics fail, global consumption soars

Despite the threat of a global health crisis in antibiotic resistance, worldwide use of antibiotics in humans soared 39 per cent between 2000 and 2015, fuelled by dramatic increases in low-income and middle-income countries

R&D: Predicting signfificant landslides just hours after an earthquake

R&D: Predicting signfificant landslides just hours after an earthquake

Hours after the 2016 Kaikoura earthquake hit New Zealand, researchers were able to share information with first responders about where significant landslides might have occurred to block roads and rivers

Borderpol World Conference

Borderpol World Conference

ina Kolesnikova reports on the Bordepol World Conference on Integrating Command and Control and Immigration and Customs Efficiency with Advanced Game Changing Technology for the Future of Border Security

Crisis Response Journal and Major Events International (MEI) announce new partnership for 2018

Crisis Response Journal and Major Events International (MEI) announce new partnership for 2018

This partnership will bring commercial companies, host organisations and government agencies together to increase the understanding of the different roles and perspectives in response to large-scale crises through effective disaster risk reduction

Humanitarian assistance in West Africa

Humanitarian assistance in West Africa

Alois Hirschmugl describes a recent course held in West Africa that aims to break down walls between civil society, the military and police, in order to encourage more co-operation in times of crisis and disaster

Organisational drift – Do you have a reality gap?

Organisational drift – Do you have a reality gap?

In the second blog in our Human Performance series, Teresa Mulllen examines how the slow slipping away from correct processes and procedures can be addressed