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Resources

American Red Cross

The American Red Cross, a part of the global Red Cross network, prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Center for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters

CRED promotes research, training, and information dissemination on disasters; keeps a running list of disasters that are or have occurred in the last week.

Disaster Preparedness

This government website has a variety of publications for download covering various topics about planning and preparation for disasters and emergencies.

Disaster Research Center-University of Delaware

Earthquake Center

U.S. Geological Survey website.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Disaster mitigation, preparedness, response, recovery, education, and references.

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Provides near real-time alerts about natural disasters around the world and tools to facilitate response coordination, including media monitoring, map catalogues and Virtual On-Site Operations Coordination Centre.

Hazards Reduction and Recovery Center-Texas A&M University

International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies

The IFRC is the world's largest humanitarian network that reaches 150 million people in 187 National Societies through the work of over 13 million volunteers.

Kendall Institute Disaster Management Resources

A collection of resources addressing disaster management is available from the Council on Social Work Education.

National Hurricane Center

Website of the National Weather Service.

Prevention Web

Serving the information needs of the disaster reduction community.

ReliefWeb

United Nations website for reliable humanitarian information on global crises and disasters. There are listing of events and locations where disaster relief is in operation.

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Serve as the focal point in the United Nations system for the coordination of disaster risk reduction and to ensure synergies among disaster risk reduction activities.

 

The resources on this page are a compiled list of useful weblinks, as well as a collection of youtube video links to supplement the other case materials.

After reviewing all the resources on this page, move on to Phase 2: Assess the Situation.