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CRJ 13:2 out now - here's what's coming up, and details of how to subscribe

CRJ 13:2 out now - here's what's coming up, and details of how to subscribe

Community & societal resilience, protecting businesses, the public and schools, surviving traumatic events, disaster risk reduction, wildfires in California, Arctic search & rescue in mass casualty events and much, much more

The safety of children and young adults

The safety of children and young adults

How to address the negative effects of social media used by those who encourage young people to harm themselves or others? How can societies espousing principles of free speech reconcile this with sites that glorify people who have killed fellow students?

Crisis communication as part of resilience planning

Crisis communication as part of resilience planning

As with any element of the resilience cycle, treating communication in isolation is of no value, according to David Stewart

Data and decision-making potential in Fire and Rescue Services

Data and decision-making potential in Fire and Rescue Services

Fire and Rescue Services (FRS) have changed enormously over the last 10 to 20 years and yet, in some ways, have not moved on at all, says Ian Houseman. How can data and decision-making technology be of assistance?

World Health Organization's 2018 annual review of priority diseases list

World Health Organization's 2018 annual review of priority diseases list

“These diseases pose major public health risks and further research and development is needed, including surveillance and diagnostics,” says the WHO

How human performance improvement can reduce accidents and improve resilience

How human performance improvement can reduce accidents and improve resilience

The field of human performance is relatively unknown outside large, high hazard organisations in many parts of the world, but it can help to predict human error and its consequences, playing a vital role in resilience, says Teresa Mullen

Climate change an ‘Existential threat’ as 2017 among three warmest years on record

Climate change an ‘Existential threat’ as 2017 among three warmest years on record

2017 was the hottest year on record for Australia and a long-term global trend of warning since the late 1970s, and especially this century, has been observed

R&D: Intelligent security robot is unveiled

R&D: Intelligent security robot is unveiled

Nimbo is quick and agile, and is designed to detect security violations or anomalies and approach the area with light, audio and video warnings that correspond to the situation

Smart solution for hospitals from Arco and Sony Mobile

Smart solution for hospitals from Arco and Sony Mobile

The cloud-based solution aims to improve efficiency and quality of care by reducing time spent on locating critical equipment in healthcare environments

Business interruption and cyber incidents dominate risk landscape for companies in 2018

Business interruption and cyber incidents dominate risk landscape for companies in 2018

Emerging risks and liabilities arising from new technologies take aim at the backbone of the connected economy and, when they strike, can jeopardise the success, or existence, of companies, says the Allianz Risk Barometer 2018

How a grass-roots charity is beating malaria in Zambia

How a grass-roots charity is beating malaria in Zambia

The founder of a small charity, The Butterfly Tree, explains why its malaria prevention programme is so effective in the areas it has been implemented, writes Anastasia Kyriacou

Davos: Global fund to end modern slavery

Davos: Global fund to end modern slavery

Modelled on the Global Fund to Fight Aids, TB and Malaria, this new initiative provides a vehicle for effective collaboration between the private sector, governments and NGOs

Tens of thousands evacuated as volcano erupts the Philippines

Tens of thousands evacuated as volcano erupts the Philippines

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHILVOLCS) declared a number four alert level and widened the danger zone to a radius of eight kilometres after several explosions and continued volcanic activity

Tsunami exercise in Caribbean

Tsunami exercise in Caribbean

Caribe Wave 18 is scheduled to take place this March

iOS 11.3 will support Advanced Mobile Location

iOS 11.3 will support Advanced Mobile Location

Apple has announced that the iPhone’s next update, iOS 11.3 will support Advanced Mobile Location (AML), which will automatically send a user’s current location when making a call to emergency services in countries where AML is supported

UK scientists will help to prevent the global spread of new diseases

UK scientists will help to prevent the global spread of new diseases

The landmark project will help to increase vaccine coverage across the globe and improve the response to deadly outbreaks through the rapid deployment of life-saving vaccines

Using interconnected communication systems and navigation to facilitate rescue response

Using interconnected communication systems and navigation to facilitate rescue response

Increasing individual preparedness during times of disaster by engaging and empowering communities has demonstrated improved outcomes in national resilience and security, writes Frida Velcani

Arctic search and rescue capability for mass rescue operations

Arctic search and rescue capability for mass rescue operations

Martin Boyle says that operations in remote Polar Regions can be extremely challenging and demanding at the best of times, and changing environmental conditions have seen an increase in regional activity as sea ice records have been broken