The Disaster Center
Highlights resources related to weather, natural disasters, fires, and newspapers/radio/TV links.
Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response Association (DERA)
Highlights membership, activities, an online
library, and information links related to disaster preparedness and
Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN)
Highlights resources for Extension educators
to reduce the effects of disasters. Informational links include
various public health, natural disaster, and homeland security topics.
The Emergency Information Infrastructure Partnership Forum
Highlights a virtual forum for emergency
management professionals to share information via digital technology to
improve the effectiveness in addressing disasters and emergency events.
Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC)
Highlights news and events, training and
online classes, a link to the EMAC operations system, and other
resources related to interstate mutual aid.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Emergency Management Institute Independent Study Courses
Highlights free independent study courses from the Emergency Management Institute of FEMA.
FEMA Information Resource Library
Highlights a wide array of publicly
available resources from FEMA. Resource formats include multimedia
(audio, CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes, etc.), print, posters and display items,
forms, slide presentations, and other documents.
FEMA/US Fire Administration Learning Resource Center
Highlights an online card catalog with
bibliographic access only to the collection of books, periodicals, and
reports from the of the National Emergency Training Center's (NETC)
Learning Resource Center.
Illinois Emergency Management Agency
Highlights the activities, divisions, laws
and regulations, news stories, publications, and training and exercise
opportunities of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency.
Illinois Emergency Management Agency Emergency Information
Highlights emergency contacts, information
links, emergency training opportunities, and other resources related to a
Illinois Emergency Services Management Association
Highlights membership information,
announcements, events, links, homeland security resources, and
organization contacts for those who are Illinois emergency managers.
International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM)
Highlights membership and certification
information, publications, resources, events, and committees of the
International Association of Emergency Managers.
National Association for Search and Rescue
Highlights membership and corporate
information, news stories, conferences and events, and training
opportunities for those involved with search and rescue dog handling,
swiftwater rescue, and mounted search and rescue efforts.
National Emergency Management Association (NEMA)
Highlights membership, conference, and
special project information for the professional organization dedicated
to state emergency management directors.
National Institute for Urban Search and Rescue
Highlights news and information, links to
the Internet journal, events, resource links, and contact information
for urban search and rescue professionals.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), NOAAWatch: NOAA’s All Hazard Monitor
Highlights current weather conditions and links to associated hazard themes.
National Weather Service, An Introduction to Storm Observation and Reporting
Highlights a four-part storm spotting guide.
Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado at Boulder
Highlights research and projects, publications, and resources about natural hazards.
Highlights information about making a kit,
developing a plan, and getting informed about disasters, as well as
links for checklists and downloads and community and state information.
Highlights information and resources for before, during, and after a disaster.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
Highlights the history of USACE, missions, a children’s page, and related links.
U.S. Department of Energy
Highlights energy resources related to
science and technology; energy efficiency; safety and health; the
environment; energy sources; national security; prices and trends; and
quick links for consumers, researchers, educators, students and
children, and employees.
U.S. Department of Transportation, Office of Hazardous Materials Safety
Highlights publications, rules and
regulations, enforcement, risk management, and training opportunities
related to hazardous materials issues.
U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Hazards Program
Highlights earthquake research and
monitoring; regional earthquake information; links about earthquakes;
and other links regarding tsunamis, preparedness and response, and photo
collections and animations.
U.S. Nuclear Regulation Commission
Highlights news and information, employment
opportunities, an electronic reading room, links to reporting a safety
concern, and resource links related to nuclear waste, reactors,
materials, and security.