The Emergency Management Network

"Failing To Prepare Is Preparing To Fail" Benjamin Franklin

      Can be defined as the discipline dealing with risk and risk avoidance. It is a discipline that involves preparing, supporting, and rebuilding society when natural or man-made disasters occur. Emergency management is the continuous process by which all individuals, groups, and communities manage hazards in an effort to avoid or ameliorate the impact of disasters resulting from the hazards (Wikipedia Encyclopedia). 
      A hazard is defined as "a source of danger that may or may not lead to an emergency or disaster and is named after the emergency/disaster  that could be so precipitated". Risk is defined as "susceptibility to death, injury, damage, destruction, disruption, stoppage and so forth". Disaster is defined as an event  that demands substantial crisis response requiring the use of governmental powers and resources beyond the scope of one line agency or service".(G.D. Haddow & J.A. Bullock An Introduction to Emergency Management, 2003).


This website will provide you with the resources necessary to better understand and grasp the concepts of emergency management. We strive to foster continued professional and educational growth and development in the field of emergency management.

Whether you are a professional emergency manager, a student, a concerned pet owner, a business professional or simply interested in learning more about this topic we hope that this website will help you find the right information.

Subjects covered include:
* A complete listing of U.S. Emergency Websites
* Higher Education Programs
* How to secure our Pets (mitigation)
* Papers on the All-Hazards Approach, Business Continuity, Civil Defense, Emergency & Incident Mgt., National Response Plan, Incident Command System, Risk Assessment Systems, Terrorism & Warning Systems.
We also included a comprehensive listing of emergency mgt information resources and Volunteering sites.

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