A federal agency, the CDC is the nation's leading public health agency. The website's section on emergency preparedness incudes information on responding to bioterrorism, chemical emergencies, and natural disasters.
From the US Department of Health and Human Services, this web site provides access to health information resources and technology for disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. Includes a link to TOXNET, a US government database of hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases.
The Agency's homepage, includes an interactive map of the US highlighting active disasters.
This web site, created by the Department of Homeland Security, provides professional networking, collaboration, and communication opportunities for first responders.
A collection of national and regional-scale layers related to weather, hazards, and emergency preparedness and response, mostly for the US.
The HSDL searchable public collection includes government documents on homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management.
IAEM is a nonprofit educational and professional organization for emergency managers. Student memberships are available and include access to the IAEM Bulletin and other benefits. The website features a weekly news dispatch and a job board.
A global perspective on disaster risk reduction, this web site includes statistics, analysis, and UN reports and resolutions.