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Let’s talk about building back better

By Robert Glasser There was never a more appropriate time to examine the issue of building back better in the context of post-disaster recovery than the present. Millions of people are on the move because of disasters. In Africa, drought continues to d …

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 …

Editor’s Note

Editor’s Note My mother-in-law, an octogenarian in southern Ontario, phoned last weekend. An opening conversation about the weather, greater numbers of ticks and blossoms that don’t last as long as they once did transformed into a conversation about cl …

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 …

A new CRHNet initiative: a national mentor program

by Ron Kuban, Ph.D., CRHNet past-president.Ron Kuban has been engaged in different facets of emergency management for over 30 years. He has been on the CRHNet Board since its inception, and is its current past president. He is the co-Chair of the newly …