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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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