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CRJ 12:1 out now

CRJ 12:1 out now

Antimicrobial resistance, Brexit, flooding in France, nanoparticle hazards, terrorism and security public information and much more...

Peers and public perception influence firefighters against safety equipment, research finds

Peers and public perception influence firefighters against safety equipment, research finds

Analysis by a team from Drexel University in the US, have found that firefighters may shun safety gear owing to the pressure of living up to their image as risk-takers

European Commission’s Estolas hybrid aircraft will improve aid in disaster-stricken areas

European Commission’s Estolas hybrid aircraft will improve aid in disaster-stricken areas

The Extremely Short Take Off and Landing on Any Surface (Estolas) project is designing a hybrid aircraft featuring aspects of a plane, helicopter, hovercraft and airship to allow for an extremely short take-off and landing on all surfaces

New non-commercial initiative to fight ransomware

New non-commercial initiative to fight ransomware

Dutch National Police, Europol, Intel Security and Kaspersky Lab have joined forces to launch an initiative called No More Ransom, a new step in the co-operation between law enforcement and the private sector to fight ransomware together

World Risk Report 2016: The Importance of Infrastructure

World Risk Report 2016: The Importance of Infrastructure

The Institute for Environmental and Human Security, part of United Nations University has published its annual World Risk Report, focusing on the consequences of possible extreme natural events in 171 countries, reports Roger Gomm

The Great Fire of London, 1666: A Cold Case Fire Investigation

The Great Fire of London, 1666: A Cold Case Fire Investigation

To mark the 350th Anniversary of the Great Fire of London, the Worshipful Company of Firefighters has commissioned a book on the event, produced by the Crisis Response Journal

R&D: The potential of apps to save lives

R&D: The potential of apps to save lives

Frameworks like HealthKit and ResearchKit could be modified in simple ways to change the world. The possibilities and implications are endless

Changing times in executive security

Changing times in executive security

The duty of care in today’s world requires action to be taken in assessing threats for executives travelling and providing adequate mitigation and protection for trips to include places where previously no threat was assumed

Disaster management: Looking through different filters

Disaster management: Looking through different filters

Truly committing to equity and inclusivity means providing disaster managers with the flexibility to behave in ways that are respectful of cultural differences across geographical settings, says Nnenia Campbell

The UK Safer Internet Centre also focuses on radicalisation and extremism

The UK Safer Internet Centre also focuses on radicalisation and extremism

Sergeant Steve Shepherd describes what the Centre does and some of the resources available to professionals, parents and children

Experts urge better decisions on who and when to warn in emergencies

Experts urge better decisions on who and when to warn in emergencies

Well designed and executed emergency warnings can save lives, so risk experts are urging steps to create the most effective warnings for hurricanes, wildfires, and other environmental hazards

Climate disasters increase risk of armed conflict in multi-ethnic countries

Climate disasters increase risk of armed conflict in multi-ethnic countries

Climate disasters like heat-waves or droughts enhance the risk of armed conflicts in countries with high ethnic diversity, says the Potsdam Institute for Climate and Impact Research, based on new research

Has a new temperature record been broken?

Has a new temperature record been broken?

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) is set up a committee to examine whether Mitrabah, Kuwait, set a new highest temperature record for the Eastern hemisphere and Asia, with a reported temperature of 54.0°C (129.2°F) on July 21 2016

Ghost town training site is firefighters’ utopia

Ghost town training site is firefighters’ utopia

“I have a big smile on my face – it is every fire service trainer’s dream… here, you just walk around and see endless possibilities,” says Academy Station Manager, Tim Pringle

EU Terrorism Situation and Trend Report

EU Terrorism Situation and Trend Report

It will be no surprise to CRJ readers that the latest Europol TE-SAT report finds the overall threat to the security of the European Union has increased over recent years and remains on an upward trajectory

Researchers find antibiotic resistant bacteria after sewage spills

Researchers find antibiotic resistant bacteria after sewage spills

The strain of bacteria discovered is equipped with genes that can transfer antibiotic resistance, adding to a sewage spill's public health threat in Florida, USA

Self-assembling robots and their potential uses in emergencies

Self-assembling robots and their potential uses in emergencies

CRJ's R&D bloggers examine new robotic prototypes that can function in unique conditions, such as high temperatures, within water, and even when ingested into the body

UK Investigatory Powers Bill and bulk personal datasets

UK Investigatory Powers Bill and bulk personal datasets

The UK Government has published a number of documents that provide guidance about the Investigatory Powers Bill. These will be of particular interest to those with an interest in counter terrorism matters, writes Roger Gomm