EDITION AUGUST 2014

Published on August 1st, 2014

By Herbert Koch, Editor of the Journal of Risk and Crisis Communication – Today, on the first of August, Switzerland celebrates its National Day commemorating the…Read more

Published on August 1st, 2014

Dear Reader, It is not summer as usual. There are too many dramatic events going on or looming ahead of us. For many, this is not…Read more

Published on August 1st, 2014

Geneva, July 2014 – Report of the World Health Organisation – This contribution is based on a WHO news update dated July 27 and on recent media…Read more

Published on August 1st, 2014

Key facts Ebola virus disease (EVD), formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever, is a severe, often fatal illness in humans. EVD outbreaks have a case fatality…Read more

Published on August 1st, 2014

Geneva, July 2014 – In a joint press release of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Airports Council International (ACI)…Read more

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Montreal, July 29, 2014 - Industry and Governments Must Address Safety Over Conflict Zones - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) joined with the International Civil Aviation Organization…Read more

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By Kevin Blanchard – The issue of gender and its role in natural disasters reached the mainstream media recently, albeit in an unexpected way. Controversially, a…Read more

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By David Ropeik – A study in the news last week perfectly captures why it’s getting harder and harder to figure out what’s risky. Maybe you…Read more

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By Horst Simon – To start the process of Risk Culture Building, an organization first needs to get an accurate picture of the current level of…Read more

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Horst Simon is the Director of Risk Management at Horwath MAK (a member firm of Crowe Horwath International) in the Dubai International Financial Centre. He held…Read more

Published on August 1st, 2014

The 5th edition of the Internartional Disaster Risk Reduction Conference will take place in Davos from Augustr 24-26. Over 1000 participants including risk management experts, practitioners, scientists,…Read more

Published on August 1st, 2014

The new book of David Ropeik: How Risky is it really? – “The perception (and misperception) of risk has profound effects on everything from environmental policy to…Read more

Published on August 1st, 2014

THE JOURNAL OF RISK AND CRISIS COMMUNICATION offers all year round internships for students in journalism: Tasks: Produce new, concise, accurate and succinct material for publication…Read more

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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

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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

Published on August 1st, 2014

Unlimited access to the JOURNAL OF RISK AND CRISIS COMMUNICATION is reserved to our subscribers. You are invited to become a subscriber to our Journal and…Read more

Published on August 1st, 2014

For the time being, the vast majority of the contents of the JOURNAL OF RISK AND CRISIS COMMUNICATION shall remain free access. Nevertheless, improving the quality…Read more