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Editor’s Note – Fall 2018

There has never been a more urgent and opportune time for innovation in the field of disaster risk reduction and community resilience. As the newly released 2018 World Disasters Report by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Socie …

Getting ready for the next global health emergency

By Nicole Spence  British Columbia’s health emergency management leaders join the World Health Organization and its global partners in planning an exercise that will prepare us for the next global public health emergency By Nicole Spence This past Sept …

Digital solutions for emergency response and recovery

By Sarah-Maude Guindon In May, the Canadian Red Cross released the report Information in Disasters illustrating how the digital landscape has evolved since its 2012 report Social Media in Emergencies. New survey results show that: Two thirds of Canadia …

A letter from Tahltan

By Sonia Dennis My heart aches, for all that once was, has now been changed forever. A life we called normal is now anything but… I cry for my people who have been left with nothing but rubble. The children that are displaced and sleeping in unfamili …

Montréal releases its Resilience Strategy

By Lilia Yumagulova  Montréal, June 18, 2018 – Montréal is the first Canadian City to release its Resilience Strategy, sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation’s “100 Resilient Cities” initiative. “Today, Montréal is the first Canadian city to present a …

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 …

Editor’s Note – Spring 2018

Editor’s Note   Fire season is upon us. In this special issue you will find exceptional content for connecting knowledge to action, exploring innovative examples from research and practice of fire and emergency management. Back in 2002, as part of …