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

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

Improving the Availability of Reliable Health Information

Improving the Availability of Reliable Health Information

The webinar, hosted by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) featured librarian Robin Taylor, and highlighted two powerful platforms that promote access to health information for those involved in humanitarian action.Recording and Slides