CRHNet Objectives

The primary objectives of the CRHNet are to:

  • Initiate the development of a Canadian inter-disciplinary and cross-sectoral network of researchers, academics and practitioners to enhance understanding of emergency management in all dimensions and help build Canadian capacity to deal effectively with threats and consequences from all hazards.
  • Create a Canadian annual forum for dialogue focusing on disaster risk reduction and facilitate policy formulation and adoption of best practices in Canada.
  • Provide a Canadian venue to learn from the experiences of other countries by inviting internationally reputed scholars, practitioners, and participants to the Symposium and to share Canadian experience and efforts in disaster reduction.

Vision

CRHNet envisions a disaster and climate resilient Canada.

Mission
CRHNet brings together the disaster risk management community to increase resiliency through the transfer of knowledge, the building of relationships, and the exchange of best practices.

Values
Collaboration, Innovation, Inspiration, Diversity, Integrity, Respect, Transparency

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There's still time to apply to join the 2024-25 Emerging Professionals Committee! If you're a student or recent graduate/emerging professional in emergency management or a related field and interested in connecting with like-minded individuals and working on some pretty cool projects, this opportunity is for you.

This year committee members have organized professional development events, published a newsletter, developed and delivered an employment survey, and worked on communications and social media. And that's just to name a few things!

Interested folks can apply via our Google form at: forms.gle/PJc4E3vMcGedCXaD6.

Interviews will take place in July and the 2024-25 committee term will start in August.

Don't miss out - recruitment runs until June 30, 2024!
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Theres still time to apply to join the 2024-25 Emerging Professionals Committee! If youre a student or recent graduate/emerging professional in emergency management or a related field and interested in connecting with like-minded individuals and working on some pretty cool projects, this opportunity is for you. 

This year committee members have organized professional development events, published a newsletter, developed and delivered an employment survey, and worked on communications and social media. And thats just to name a few things! 

Interested folks can apply via our Google form at: https://forms.gle/PJc4E3vMcGedCXaD6. 

Interviews will take place in July and the 2024-25 committee term will start in August.
 
Dont miss out - recruitment runs until June 30, 2024!

πŸͺΆπŸŒˆ Happy Pride & Indigenous History Month! 🌈πŸͺΆ

First Nations Emergency Services Society of BC (FNESS) is hosting a special webinar on on June 10, 2024, at 2 P.M. PST. Make sure to add "2-Spirit & Indigenous LGBTQIA+ Webinar: A Path Forward in Emergency Management & Response" to your calendar!

Featuring speakers:
Jessica Angel: Empowering Indigenous women and trans people in cultural fire practices.
Attila Nelson: Bringing Indigenous perspectives to wildfire management.

Everyone is welcome! Please visit our events page at crhnet.ca/events for the the zoom link and login details.
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πŸͺΆπŸŒˆ Happy Pride & Indigenous History Month! 🌈πŸͺΆ

First Nations Emergency Services Society of BC (FNESS) is hosting a special webinar on on June 10, 2024, at 2 P.M. PST.  Make sure to add 2-Spirit & Indigenous LGBTQIA+ Webinar: A Path Forward in Emergency Management & Response to your calendar!

Featuring speakers:
Jessica Angel: Empowering Indigenous women and trans people in cultural fire practices.
Attila Nelson: Bringing Indigenous perspectives to wildfire management.

Everyone is welcome! Please visit our events page at https://crhnet.ca/events for the the zoom link and login details.

Applications are now open for the 2024-25 Emerging Professionals Committee! If you're a student or recent graduate/emerging professional in emergency management or a related field and interested in connecting with like-minded individuals and working on some pretty cool projects, this opportunity is for you. This year committee members have organized professional development events, published a newsletter, developed and delivered an employment survey, and worked on communications and social media, just to name a few things!

Interested folks can apply via our Google form at: forms.gle/PJc4E3vMcGedCXaD6. Interviews will take place in July and the 2024-25 committee term will start in August.

Don't miss out - recruitment runs until June 30, 2024!
... See MoreSee Less

Applications are now open for the 2024-25 Emerging Professionals Committee! If youre a student or recent graduate/emerging professional in emergency management or a related field and interested in connecting with like-minded individuals and working on some pretty cool projects, this opportunity is for you. This year committee members have organized professional development events, published a newsletter, developed and delivered an employment survey, and worked on communications and social media, just to name a few things!

Interested folks can apply via our Google form at: https://forms.gle/PJc4E3vMcGedCXaD6. Interviews will take place in July and the 2024-25 committee term will start in August. 

Dont miss out - recruitment runs until June 30, 2024!

2 months ago

Canadian Risk and Hazards Network - CRHNet

We've got exciting news - the registration deadline for the EP Committee's upcoming ASL workshop series has been extended to Monday, June 3, 2024! You really don't want to miss out on this one, presented in collaboration with Humber College Continuous Professional Learning.

Wednesdays, June 5, 12, and 19
6:30 pm to 9:30 pm ET
Classes take place via Zoom

This three-part course will introduce participants to strategies and techniques for effective communication with the Deaf in emergency situations. Participants will learn the ASL alphabet, basic sign language and communication strategies to be able to calm, reassure, assess and obtain contact and other necessary information. You will also learn about Deaf Culture in order to have a better understanding of how to communicate with individuals in the Deaf community. Everyone who completes the course will receive a certificate of participation.

Please visit our events page at crhnet.ca/events for more information, and to sign up.

#crhnet #crhnetemergingprofessionals #dem #emergencymanagement #ASL #professionaldevelopment
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Weve got exciting news - the registration deadline for the EP Committees upcoming ASL workshop series has been extended to Monday, June 3, 2024! You really dont want to miss out on this one, presented in collaboration with Humber College Continuous Professional Learning. 

Wednesdays, June 5, 12, and 19
6:30 pm to 9:30 pm ET
Classes take place via Zoom

This three-part course will introduce participants to strategies and techniques for effective communication with the Deaf in emergency situations. Participants will learn the ASL alphabet, basic sign language and communication strategies to be able to calm, reassure, assess and obtain contact and other necessary information. You will also learn about Deaf Culture in order to have a better understanding of how to communicate with individuals in the Deaf community. Everyone who completes the course will receive a certificate of participation.

Please visit our events page at https://crhnet.ca/events for more information, and to sign up.

#CRHNet #CRHNetEmergingProfessionals #DEM #EmergencyManagement #ASL #ProfessionalDevelopment

There's still time to sign up for our EP Committee's upcoming professional development series - Communicating with the Deaf in Emergency Situations! This 9-hour (3 session) course is being offered in partnership with Humber College Continuous Professional Learning. Registration is open until the end of the day tomorrow, May 28, 2024!

Wednesdays, June 5, 12, and 19
6:30 pm to 9:30 pm ET
Classes take place via Zoom

This Workshop will introduce participants to strategies and techniques for effective communication with the Deaf in emergency situations. Participants will learn the ASL alphabet, basic sign language and communication strategies to be able to calm, reassure, assess and obtain contact and other necessary information. You will also learn about Deaf Culture in order to have a better understanding of how to communicate with individuals in the Deaf community.

Please visit our events page at crhnet.ca/events for more information, and to sign up.
... See MoreSee Less

Theres still time to sign up for our EP Committees upcoming professional development series -  Communicating with the Deaf in Emergency Situations! This 9-hour (3 session) course is being offered in partnership with Humber College Continuous Professional Learning. Registration is open until the end of the day tomorrow, May 28, 2024!

Wednesdays, June 5, 12, and 19
6:30 pm to 9:30 pm ET
Classes take place via Zoom

This  Workshop will introduce participants to strategies and techniques for effective communication with the Deaf in emergency situations. Participants will learn the ASL alphabet, basic sign language and communication strategies to be able to calm, reassure, assess and obtain contact and other necessary information. You will also learn about Deaf Culture in order to have a better understanding of how to communicate with individuals in the Deaf community.

Please visit our events page at https://crhnet.ca/events for more information, and to sign up.
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