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Sweet Spot, or Not: Further Musings

By David Etkin, York University At one point during a presentation I was making at the 2017 CRHNet conference in Halifax, the brilliant Lily Yumagulova asked me how we could find the ‘sweet spot’ in a risk assessment[i] – the point that balances risk v …

Celebrating Larry Pearce

  It is our great honour to feature Larry Pearce as the first recipient of the T. Joseph Scanlon Lifetime Achievement Award in this issue of HazNet. Larry is a founder and leader of numerous national initiatives, networks and forums, including CRH …

CRHNet Awards and Programs

Award Programs The CRHNet Awards Program is a national awards program established to recognize and honour exemplary individuals participating in and contributing to the study and practice of disaster risk management. The program is run by a standing co …

An Authoritative Source

From the President HazNet is intended as an authoritative source of information about disaster research and practice. What does that actually mean? What is our role and what are we really trying to do? Here are a few thoughts on that. We want to help p …

Executive Director Message

Welcome to the 2017 Fall issue of HazNet, CRHNet’s signature publication that facilitates the sharing and dissemination of disaster risk reduction and emergency management research, experiences, best practices and observations. This issue is another ou …

President’s Report

The past year saw the full implementation of a new governance model comprising a smaller board, focused on managing strategy, and a number of largely autonomous working groups accountable to the board. Our operating philosophy has been to empower and s …

The 2017 CRHNet National Awards

The Canadian Risk and Hazards Network is proud to promote and encourage excellence in disaster education, research and praxis. In the fall of 2016, CRHNet recognized nine deserving individuals for their contributions to Canadian disaster risk managemen …