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CRJ issue 10:3 out soon

CRJ issue 10:3 out soon

A preview of the next issue of Crisis Response Journal: Terrorism & Security; Disasters & Urban Resilience; Big Data & Cyber Security; Civil-Military Co-operation, and more...

The quest to deal with antibiotic resistance

The quest to deal with antibiotic resistance

A Johns Hopkins engineer, supported by a major grant from the US National Institute of Health, is leading a multi-institution team that wants to keep bacterial infections from dodging the dwindling arsenal of drugs that destroy the deadly microbes

On the frontline during France's terrorist attacks

On the frontline during France's terrorist attacks

Emily Hough reports from the Faculté de Médecine Paris Descartes, which hosted a group of doctors who were on the frontline during January’s attacks, hostage-taking and sieges in Paris

New injection could save lives after an explosion

New injection could save lives after an explosion

Researchers have developed an injection that alleviates internal bleeding and improves blood oxygen levels, while decreasing inflammation in the lung

Engaging with local communities is essential for true city resilience

Engaging with local communities is essential for true city resilience

Built environment professionals should engage with local communities to help build city resilience, particularly in disaster and preparedness response, says Sir Brendan Gormley KCMG, MBE

Typhoid outbreak in Uganda

Typhoid outbreak in Uganda

An outbreak of typhoid in Uganda, which started in January, has led to more than 12,000 suspected cases and two deaths, reports CRJ Editorial Advisory Panel Member Roger Gomm

British academics team with ICRC to improve physiotherapy care

British academics team with ICRC to improve physiotherapy care

Academics from the University of Teesside in the UK have been commissioned by the ICRC to develop, in collaboration with their physiotherapists, a set of standards that it can implement across over 100 physiotherapy projects it supports around the world

Data gathering and disaster response

Data gathering and disaster response

In a recent study, researchers propose crowdsourcing as a possible solution for an effective earthquake early warning (EEW)

MOAS calls for more assets to be deployed in Mediterranean

MOAS calls for more assets to be deployed in Mediterranean

Thousands more men, women and children will die in the coming weeks unless more rescue assets are immediately deployed to the Mediterranean Sea, according to search and rescue charity Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS)

Inspired by lotus leaves: How nanoparticle-coated mesh could help clear up oil spills

Inspired by lotus leaves: How nanoparticle-coated mesh could help clear up oil spills

The unassuming piece of stainless steel mesh in a lab at The Ohio State University does not look like a very big deal, but it could make a big difference for future environmental clean-ups

Building disaster prevention into city design

Building disaster prevention into city design

Disaster prevention and response must be part and parcel of planning, designing and building cities, says Graham Saunders, Head, Shelter and Settlements, of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

South Africa: Paramedics robbed at gunpoint while treating patient

South Africa: Paramedics robbed at gunpoint while treating patient

Cape Town: In the early hours of Wednesday morning, March 25, 2015, three paramedics were held at gunpoint while trying to assist a five-year-old child, writes Hilary Phillips.

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