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Disaster Management

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

Assorted Research Tools

AlertNet - Reuters 'alerting humanitarians to emergencies'

CIA World Factbook - Country profiles

Disaster Research Center Based at University of Delaware, the Center conducts field and survey research on group, organizational and community preparation for, response to, and recovery from natural and technological disasters and other community-wide crises. Search their collection here:

FEMA Online Library

Gender and Disaster Network

Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction - An 'independent, not-for-profit research institute based in Toronto and London, Canada, affiliated with the University of Western Ontario.

 UNISER  [United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction] Disaster Databases

Linked list with description of content to  disaster databases around the world. Can search by country to obtain an overview of countries emergency programs with names of organizations and contacts and relevant databases.

UNISER International Strategy of Disaster Reduction

DEM course Syllabi - FEMA's compilation of university courses on hazards, disasters and emergency management subjects provided by various universities.

Natural Hazards Center - University of Colorado at Boulder