Press Releases

Jun 17, 2015 09:02 BST Uppsala University 40 armed conflicts were active in 2014, the highest number of conflicts since 1999 and an increase of 18% when compared to the 34 conflicts active in 2013. New data from the Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) shows an increase in both the number of active conflicts but also in the number of battle-related deaths in these conflicts.

Funding for events from Moray Council

May 22, 2015 20:36 BST Moray Council Moray Council has established a fund to support events in the area

Unpaid carers to be celebrated in Moray

May 22, 2015 14:06 BST Moray Council A celebration of Moray’s unpaid carers will be held next month during national Carers’ Week, with a theme of building carer friendly communities.

Free housing offer for teachers

May 21, 2015 13:33 BST Moray Council Moray Council and leading housebuilder Springfield Homes have joined forces to attract new teachers to one of the most beautiful parts of Scotland.

£65k Community Covenant grant boosts schools leadership programme

May 21, 2015 13:33 BST Moray Council Scottish charity SkillForce expands its leadership programmes into primary schools thanks to pro-armed forces grant aid.

The Church of Sweden’s humanitarian aid and relief managers go to Nepal

May 11, 2015 14:00 BST Church of Sweden Anna Garvander, head of the Church of Sweden’s humanitarian aid and relief work will go to Nepal on Thursday 14 May. Marina Kalisky, an expert in psychosocial work, will also be there. During one week they will chart the continued need for aid and prepare for the arrival of additional people from the Church of Sweden’s staff pool for rapid humanitarian aid.

Immediate action in Nepal

Apr 27, 2015 11:15 BST Church of Sweden The Church of Sweden is allocating SEK 1 million to immediate measures for the victims of the earthquake in Nepal on Saturday and is preparing to send specialists in psychosocial work.

Fire Departments and Emergency Operations Centres in Sweden choose Exonaut to improve Command and Control capabilities

Apr 07, 2015 11:11 BST 4C Strategies In the spring of 2015 4C Strategies met with Attunda Fire Department and Södertörn Fire Protection Association to demonstrate Exonaut as a Command and Control system, able to communicate and visualise information to all stakeholders.

Flood resilience project hit by fatal landslide

Mar 25, 2015 15:08 GMT Practical Action Practical Action staff are working with communities in Lima, after intense rainfall caused flooding and landslides that have devastated parts of the Peruvian capital where the charity has been working.

​Stronger management commitment needed to ensure resilient organizations

Mar 24, 2015 11:01 GMT The Business Continuity Institute A new report by the Business Continuity Institute, supported by certification body NQA, has shown that 6 out of 10 organizations adopt ISO 22301, the international standard for business continuity management. Organizations with strong top management commitment to standardising business continuity practice are four times more likely to adopt ISO 22301 than those who do not.