EDITION FEBRUARY 2015

Published on February 26th, 2015

By Terri Adams, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Aitza M. Haddad Núñez, J.D., LL.M., Washington D.C. Abstract A number of technological advancements have greatly enhanced weather prediction capabilities, however fatalities…Read more

Published on February 26th, 2015

Dear Reader, The audience is an important factor in defining the appropriate message and tool in the process of creating the risk communication strategy. Audience analysis,…Read more

Published on January 27th, 2015

By Steve Evans, London, January 2015 – Catastrophe bonds, also known as cat bonds for short, are an example of capital market techniques being used to facilitate…Read more

Published on January 27th, 2015

According to Directive 2008/114/EC a “critical infrastructure means an asset, system or part thereof located in Member States which is essential for the maintenance of vital…Read more

Published on January 27th, 2015

The growing world population, the ongoing urbanization, the ever increasing size, height and complexity of large scale built infrastructures lead to higher risks with respect to…Read more

Published on January 27th, 2015

At the upcoming CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION EUROPE (CIPRE) conference that will take place on March 4 and 5, 2015, in The Hague, Tassilo Rinder, a research fellow…Read more

Published on January 27th, 2015

The stability and well‐operation of a future electricity grid which includes numerous components of smart grid technology is becoming much more dependent on the correct operation…Read more

Published on January 10th, 2015

Ulrich Beck, one of the most cited sociologists in recent decades, has died at the age of 70 years on January 1, 2015. Beck, who died…Read more

Published on January 10th, 2015

The German Cabinet passed recently a bill that aims to ensure a better protection of computer systems of hospitals, banks and utilities against attacks. German law…Read more

Published on January 10th, 2015

Epidemics of infectious diseases are among the largest threats to the quality of life and the economic and social well-being of developing countries. The arsenal of…Read more

Published on January 10th, 2015

By David Honour – As we enter a new year it’s always a good exercise to look ahead at potential changes in the coming 12 months and…Read more

Published on January 10th, 2015

‘Save the Life’ Exhibition and Forum on Emergency, Rescue- and Safety Management & Control for South-East Europe 11-13 March 2015, Sofia, Bulgaria Organizer: Via Expo Due…Read more

Published on January 10th, 2015

Do you believe that it is time to reduce our global risk exposure? The JOURNAL focuses on risk and crisis communication to increase everybody’s resilience. Be…Read more

Published on January 10th, 2015

The JOURNAL OF RISK AND CRISIS COMMUNICATION invites private companies, associations, foundations and any other structure to place an advertisement promoting a risk and/or crisis communication…Read more