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CRHNet’s President receives a national award

OTTAWA,  24 mai 2018 – Aujourd’hui, Sécurité publique Canada a organisé la cérémonie inaugurale de remise des prix pour reconnaître des services et réalisations exceptionnelles en matière de gestion des urgences. Le prestigieux Prix pour service exempl …

The President’s Message

The Disaster Risk Reduction environment is moving at a faster pace than ever. With changes in technology, increasing knowledge, and larger impacts on society, we all must adapt. In this ever-changing environment, the Canadian Risk and Hazards Network ( …

Executive Director’s Message

Springtime is upon us once again, which also means a new issue of HazNet, the magazine of the Canadian Risk and Hazards Network. HazNet is produced in the spring and fall of each year and has become a valuable resource for all working in emergency mana …

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 …