The Crisis Response Journal , A Publication for Emergency Managers

In its 17th year, Crisis Response Journal is the global information resource covering all aspects of human-induced disasters or natural hazards, spanning response, disaster risk reduction, resilience, business continuity, and security. CRJ is about bringing agencies, disciplines, nations, and the private and public sectors together to understand their different roles and perspectives, thereby improving a unified response to large-scale crises or averting crises in the first place effective disaster risk reduction. The CRJ cover a range of threats, from CBRN and cybercrime to conventional terrorism, from pandemic protection and preparedness to flooding, from fires and chemical incidents to large scale natural emergencies such as earthquakes, from environmental degradation to climate issues, from critical infrastructure protection to business and national continuity, security, resilience, and sustainability. Emily Hough

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What if a Nuclear Blast went off in YOUR Area?

Ever wondered what would happen if a nuclear blast went off in your area? It’s horrifying as well as interesting to find out. Open this amazing website (Outrider.org) and put the name of the location to experience the effects of the nuclear blast. Continue reading

Favorite Caliber – the .22LR

If I had to choose one caliber to shoot the rest of my life it would hands down be the .22LR. Of course, I’m glad no choice such as that is necessary. No idea how many rounds of .22LR I’ve shot bricks of the stuff have been gone through. So much fun! Over the years I’ve drooled over numerous .22LR rifles and pistols. One I desperately wanted was the Calico M-100. This was a really interesting gun as it had a 100-rd helical fed magazine. I never had an opportunity to shoot one. They can be seen for sale online

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What Does It Mean To Be an EM Student

This week we are talking to Franzi Economy the host of the EM Weekly show to discuss her journey in emergency management education, why she decided to pursue a post-graduate certificate in emergency management, what she is exploring with the EM Student Podcast, and how she sees the next generation of emergency managers taking on new threats and issues.

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