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CRJ 10:4 out now!

CRJ 10:4 out now!

CRJ 10:4 is being mailed to subscribers - here's what's inside this issue...

RUSI Resilience Essay Prize: Resilience 2050: A Blueprint for the Future

RUSI Resilience Essay Prize: Resilience 2050: A Blueprint for the Future

Crisis Response Journal is delighted to be supporting a sub-category of this prestigious new prize, organised by the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

European Aviation: Commission releases Task Force's report on Germanwings incident

European Aviation: Commission releases Task Force's report on Germanwings incident

Brussels: The Commission published the report it received from a Task Force led by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) on the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525.

France: A summer of attempted terrorist attacks

France: A summer of attempted terrorist attacks

Editorial Advisory Panel Member Christophe Libeau describes two further terrorist attempts in France

Ebola update from Roger Gomm, and video with key safety messages for at-risk communities

Ebola update from Roger Gomm, and video with key safety messages for at-risk communities

Roger Gomm warns Ebola is not defeated in West Africa; plus check out this animated video produced by IFRC and UNICEF

Help volunteer responders in Syria: Eleven days to go and a quarter of target reached

Help volunteer responders in Syria: Eleven days to go and a quarter of target reached

Read Emily Hough’s interviews with Members of the Syria Civil Defence, take a few minutes to watch the video. Then consider contributing to a fund to help treat injured volunteers and to support the families of those killed

Comment: The threat of international terrorism - a wicked problem

Comment: The threat of international terrorism - a wicked problem

Dr Dave Sloggett provides his thoughts on the implications of the latest terrorist attacks in Tunisia for the UK's Prevent Programme

New CRJ Editorial Advisory Panel Member

New CRJ Editorial Advisory Panel Member

After leaving the British Army and several years in the private sector in senior security and risk management posts, Robert joined Westminster Local Authority's Community Protection Department, becoming Head of Civil Contingencies in 2009

Infographic: Humanitarian aid and trends in procurement

Infographic: Humanitarian aid and trends in procurement

Aid International Development Forum has released an infographic that explores humanitarian aid and trends in procurement. Within disaster relief logistics, procurement accounts for 65 per vent of total expenditures by the UN organisations

Healthcare facilities in Pakistan: A crisis in numbers

Healthcare facilities in Pakistan: A crisis in numbers

Access to healthcare is a problem that seems obvious every few weeks in Pakistan. People in urban centres often complain of the quality of healthcare and facilities available, and the situation in rural areas is much worse

Vibrating barriers to protect buildings during earthquakes

Vibrating barriers to protect buildings during earthquakes

Although significant progress has been made in understanding seismic activity and developing building technology, we still don’t have a satisfactory way of protecting buildings on a large scale, writes Pierfrancesco Cacciola

UNISDR releases official Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 publication

UNISDR releases official Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 publication

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) has announced the release of the official Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 publication in English, following the UN General Assembly endorsement on June 3, 2015

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