Key Resources

Key Resources for Students, Teachers, & Community Members

This page will include a collection of key resources and important opportunities for students, teachers, and people interested in Homeland Security-Emergency Management. The page testifies to the importance of programs that reinforce neighbors helping neighbors like MYN (Neighbor Power) and the need to incorporate disaster education into school curriculum.

World Congress for Disaster Management

The core mission of the Congress is to share and reflect on knowledge, experience and good practices on different aspects of disaster risk management, among various stakeholders, across multiple sectors and disciplines, within and outside governments, and at all levels. Visit their Website

Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Hometown Security Page

The Department of Homeland Security’s National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) has created a centralized web page called Hometown Security, to make it easier and more efficient for the public to find free useful community tools and resources. Visit their Website

Cyber-Physical Infrastructure Risk

Northwest Healthcare Response Network

The Northwest Healthcare Response Network (the Network) leads a regional effort to build a disaster-resilient healthcare system through collaboration with healthcare providers, public health agencies and the community partners they depend on. Visit their Website

Cyber-Physical Infrastructure Risk

Cyber-Physical Infrastructure Risk Report

The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Cyber and Infrastructure Analysis (DHS/OCIA) produces Infrastructure Risk Assessments to emerging risks to critical infrastructure. The report addresses increased reliance on smart technologies. Download the Report

American Crime Prevention Institute

The American Crime Prevention Institute (ACPI) provides crime prevention training and resource materials for both law enforcement agencies and community organizatons. ACPI instructors are among the most knowledgeable and experienced crime prevention specialists. Visit their Website

Scott Wright Student Essay Contest

Scott Wright Student Essay Contest

Describe a faculty member, staff member, or administrator who encouraged you to complete a course, finish a semester, or graduate from college, and describe how that encouragement helped you reach your goal. Preview the Content Details

ADA Webinar Series

Pacific ADA Center Webinar Series

Pacific ADA Center is pleased to offer webinars on a variety of subjects under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). We offer webinars on ADA topics individually or in a series. We also create customized webinars and trainings. Preview the ADA Webinar Archives

Data Visualization

Data Visualization Tool (FEMA)

OpenFEMA presents a data visualization tool that allows you to view disaster declarations and funding by state and county. In addition, Disaster.Data.Gov makes it easier for members of the “whole community” to take part and contribute their unique skills and perspectives. Click Here to Use the Tool

Japanese training

Enhanced Fight Against Natural Disasters Cannot be Overstated

The Great Hanshin Earthquake struck on January 17, 1995, claiming 6,434 lives in Kobe and surrounding areas. Areas of the city that were devastated have since been rebuilt. The city’s population is now greater than before the quake.Click Here to Read More

Disaster Resilient Universities

Disaster Resilient Universities

The mission of the Disaster Resilient Universities (DRU) network is to facilitate open communication, discussion, and resource sharing between university/college emergency management practitioners charged with making our campuses more disaster resilient.Read More & Subscribe

Northwest Association of Title IX Administrators Conferences

Northwest Association of Title IX Administrators Conferences

The specific purpose of the Northwest Association of Title IX Administrators is to eliminate barriers to education caused by incidents of sex-based or gender-based discrimination, harassment, or violence. We will realize this purpose by educating.Read More & Register

FirstToSee Emergency Support System

FirstToSee Emergency Support System App

During an emergency, we all work together. People at the scene do everything they can until help arrives, and emergency professionals do everything they can. FirstToSee puts the power in the public’s hands to feed valuable reports and pictures using the app.Download the Free App

National Protection Framework

National Protection Framework

The National Protection Framework describes what the whole community should do to safeguard against acts of terrorism, natural disasters, and other threats or hazards. It describes the core capabilities; roles and responsibilities; and coordinating structures.Preview the Complete Document