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Internet Resources on Disasters and Hazards

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Internet Resources on Disasters and Hazards

  1. 1. Internet<br />Resources<br />in Disaster<br />Management<br />Prof. David Alexander<br />Global Risk Forum Davos<br />
  2. 2. Academic<br />Literature<br />
  3. 3. Disasters<br />International journal<br />www.wiley.com/bw/editors.asp?ref=0361-3666<br />
  4. 4. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management<br />International Journal<br />www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=0966-0879<br />
  5. 5. Risk Analysis<br />International journal<br />www.wiley.com/bw/subs.asp?ref=0272-4332<br />
  6. 6. Disaster Prevention and Management<br />International journal<br />www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?issn=0965-3562<br />
  7. 7. International Journal of Mass <br />Emergencies and Disasters<br />Rivista internazionale<br />www.usc.edu/schools/sppd/ijmed<br />
  8. 8. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine<br />International premedical journal<br />pdm.medicine.wisc.edu<br />
  9. 9. Natural Hazards Review<br />International journal<br />www.asce.org/Journal.aspx?id=2147486861<br />
  10. 10. Natural Hazards<br />International journal of earth sciences, etc<br />www.springerlink.com/content/0921-030X<br />
  11. 11. Natural Hazards & Earth System Sciences<br />International journal of earth sciences, etc<br />www.natural-hazards-and-earth-system-sciences.net/index.html<br />
  12. 12. Australian Journal of Emergency Management<br />International journal (free distribution)<br />www.ema.gov.au/ajem<br />
  13. 13. Earthquake Spectra<br />Multidisciplinary earthquake journal<br />scitation.aip.org/EarthquakeSpectra/<br />
  14. 14. Journal of Homeland Security<br />and Emergency Management<br />International Journal (free by Internet)<br />www.bepress.com/jhsem/<br />
  15. 15. Risk, Hazards and Crisis in Public Policy<br />International Journal (free by Internet)<br />www.psocommons.org/rhcpp/<br />
  16. 16. Journal of Homeland Security<br />International on-line journal<br />www.homelandsecurity.org/newjournal/index_articles.asp<br />
  17. 17. Journal of Business Continuity<br />and Emergency Management<br />International journal<br />www.henrystewart.com/jbcep.aspx<br />
  18. 18. Journal of Emergency Management<br />International journal<br />www.pnpco.com/pn06001.html<br />
  19. 19. International Journal of Emergency Mgt<br />International journal<br />www.inderscience.com/browse/index.php?journalID=8<br />
  20. 20. Environmental Hazards:<br />Human and Policy Dimensions<br />International journal<br />earthscan.publisher.ingentaconnect.com/<br />content/earthscan/ehaz<br />
  21. 21. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment<br />International journal<br />www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=t713400879<br />
  22. 22. www.icdo.org/actualites.php<br />
  23. 23. Disaster Response: Principles....<br />Free on-line book<br />orgmail2.coe-dmha.org/dr/Images/Main.swf<br />
  24. 24. News<br />
  25. 25. ReliefWeb<br />UN News Site (sitreps)<br />www.reliefweb.int<br />
  26. 26. Reuters' AlertNet<br />On-line news bulletins from the<br />Thompson-Reuters Foundation<br />www.trust.org/alertnet/<br />
  27. 27. PreventionWeb<br />Multi-function information site<br />www.preventionweb.net<br />
  28. 28. Global Facility for Disaster Reduction<br />Multi-function information site<br />gfdrr.org/gfdrr/<br />
  29. 29. Global Risk Forum (Davos)<br />Multi-function information site<br />www.idrc.info<br />
  30. 30. Gender and Disasters Network<br />Multi-function information site<br />www.gdnonline.org/index.php<br />
  31. 31. Organisations<br />
  32. 32. Your national<br />civil protection<br />organisation<br />
  33. 33. US Federal Emergency Management Agency<br />Multi-function site<br />www.fema.gov<br />
  34. 34. FEMA Emergency Management Institute<br />On-line emergency mgt "university"<br />training.fema.gov<br />
  35. 35. Example of a FEMA-EMI<br />on-line independent study course<br />
  36. 36. US Department of Homeland Security<br />...in which FEMA is located<br />www.dhs.gov<br />
  37. 37. Emergency Management Australia<br />The national resource for Oz<br />www.ema.gov.au<br />
  38. 38. International Federation of Red Cross...<br />Site of the annual World Disasters Report<br />www.ifrc.org<br />
  39. 39. American Red Cross Society<br />Specialist in community protection<br />www.redcross.org<br />
  40. 40. Pan American Health Organisation<br />World Health Organisation Americas<br />new.paho.org<br />
  41. 41. A PAHO publication<br />
  42. 42. UK Overseas Development Institute<br />Development [and disasters] think-tank<br />www.odi.org.uk<br />
  43. 43. Example of an ODI Humanitarian<br />Policy Network publication<br />
  44. 44. US Federal Centers for Disease Control<br />Resources for epidemiological emergencies<br />www.cdc.gov<br />
  45. 45. CDC site on emergencies and<br />terrorism medical preparations<br />www.bt.cdc.gov<br />
  46. 46. University of Colorado Natural Hazards Centre<br />Resource centre for natural hazards studies<br />www.colorado.edu/hazards<br />
  47. 47. Colorado U. Natural Hazards Observer<br />Important free newsletter<br />www.colorado.edu/hazards/o/<br />
  48. 48.
  49. 49. University of Wisconsin Disaster Management Center<br />Emergency management training centre<br />dmc.engr.wisc.edu<br />
  50. 50. AON Benfield Hazard Research Centre<br />University College London<br />Good source of publications and expertise<br />www.abuhrc.org<br />
  51. 51. Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake<br />Engineering Research, State University<br />of New York at Buffalo<br />Centre for earthquake studies<br />mceer.buffalo.edu<br />
  52. 52. United States Geological Survey<br />Portal for various natural hazards sites<br />www.usgs.gov<br />
  53. 53. European Commission DG Environment<br />Civil Protection<br />ec.europa.eu/echo/civil_protection/civil/index.htm<br />
  54. 54. Other resources<br />
  55. 55. Radix - Compendium of Radical Essays<br />www.radixonline.org<br />
  56. 56. InTERRAgate hazards site<br />www.interragate.info/hazards<br />
  57. 57. emergency-planning.blogspot.com<br />www.slideshare.net/dealexander<br />D.Alexander@alice.it<br />

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