Our mission is to bring together the disaster risk management community to increase resiliency through the transfer of knowledge, the building of relationships, and the exchange of best practices. To that end, we are so proud of the newest issue of HazNet during Emergency Preparedness week. "Progress on Sendai Framework? Taking stock and moving forward?"
The Ethical Emergency Manager: Issues, Morality and Dilemmas
This 3rd edition by Dr. David Etkins, was written because there was no text that specifically addressed the topic of emergency management ethics; thus, it fills a gap. It is also an important topic. He is hoping that you will not find this a dry, boring read. Many if not most academic books and textbooks
Here is a set of nine webinar talks on various aspects of DEM ethics done in collaboration with the Copenhagen Centre for Disaster Research (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5YoondLHU0x7bSlGkE6xdg/videos). The videos are typically about an hour long and well worth watching. These webinars are part of a larger project that will eventually result in a model for DEM that
Code of Ethics and Professional Standards of Conduct for Emergency Management Professionals
Code of Ethics and Professional Standards of Conduct for Emergency Management Professionals”. This code is the result of a collaborative project organized by the FEMA Ethics Working Group (https://training.fema.gov/hiedu/specialinterest/eemsig.aspx). The working group was comprised of a diverse group of academics and professionals, all of whom donated large amounts of their time to this project. The code
Narratives of Disaster: Sensemaking in Crisis
Narratives of Disaster: Sensemaking in Crisis Part 1: Historical Disasters Part 2: Contemporary Disasters By Dr's Peter Timmerman and David Etkin , York University Storytelling as a way of understanding the world around us, both literally and metaphorically, is a powerful tool. Disasters come in many shapes, sizes and forms, but have in common the
Where CRHNet Started….
As we embark on the start of our 20th Anniversary year, it's important to reflect on where we started. At our AGM last year, we had three of the founding members tell their story, and share their knowledge. Thanks to David Etkin, Emdad Haque and Laurie Pearce for all of their dedication and commitments over
AGM and Awards Presentation
We are so excited to be entering our 20th Anniversary year. It's something to reflect on and celebrate. We've got several special announcements on what the upcoming year will hold, and we invite you to join us at our AGM on January 25th. Join us for updates, announcements, guests and our Awards Presentations. There's still
Introducing our new Discord Server!
Students, Emerging Professionals, seasoned professionals, folks interested in Disaster & Emergency Management, we are excited to share that we have Discord Server! We wanted a dedicated space to facilitate discussion, collaboration, and knowledge sharing across our Canadian DEM community, and we’d love for you to be a part of it. If you have any questions,
HazNet Submission Deadline
It's been seven years since the #SendaiFramework was established. While the past few years threw us a curve ball, some progress has been made in the four priorities, while others have suffered. As we round this corner, the question is: Are we making enough progress to “to prevent and reduce disaster risk through the implementation of integrated
Can You Lend a Hand?
Our mission is to bring together the disaster risk management community to increase resiliency through the transfer of knowledge, the building of relationships, and the exchange of best practices. In order to accomplish this, we rely on industry colleagues to contribute their time to the initiatives for our members, that serves the above. Do any