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Disaster Management

Selected resources in the RRU library for the study of disaster management.


Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance - mission is to promote effective civil-military management in international humanitarian assistance, disaster response and peacekeeping

Disaster Research Archives - A prominent DEM researcher's (Ilan Kelman) personally assembled archive

Emergency Management Australia

Human Development Report  produced by The Human Development Report Office (HDRO)by  a small team located at the United Nations in New York. Their single most important function is to write the global Human Development Report, UNDP's flagship publication

International Atomic Energy Association The IAEA is the world's center of cooperation in the nuclear field. It was set up in 1957 as the world's "Atoms for Peace" organization within the United Nations family. The Agency works with its Member States and multiple partners worldwide to promote safe, secure and peaceful nuclear technologies.

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Prevention Web - PreventionWeb is a project of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) 'Serving the needs of the disaster reduction community'

World Health Organization

International Development Research Centre [IDRC]- Canadian Crown corporation that works in close collaboration with researchers from the developing world in their search for the means to build healthier, more equitable, and more prosperous societies.

United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction [UNISDR]

ACDS - African Center for Disaster Studies, a member of Global Network

The Global Network for Disaster Reduction is a major international network of non-governmental and not-for-profit organisations committed to working together to improve the lives of people affected by disasters world-wide.

International Association of Emergency Managers [IAEM] - Non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting the goals of saving lives and protecting property during emergencies and disasters

Relief Web - gateway to information (documents and maps) on humanitarian emergencies and disasters.

Capacity for Disaster Reduction Initiative (CADRI) -  the central resource for the latest knowledge and best practice in capacity development for disaster risk reduction: the place to come for advice, materials and expertise.