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EMI Course Cancellations: Due to EMI support of the response to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, some of our on campus courses have been cancelled during the months of September, October, and November. Please Visit https://training.fema.gov/cancellations.aspx for more information.

FEMA's Higher Education Articles and Papers

Emergency Management Higher Education Articles, Papers, etc.

Documents below provided in MS Word, PowerPoint, Rich Text Format(rtf), PDF format and/or Winzip utility for large size file downloading and unzipping.

  • Avian Influenza Pandemic Conference Notes. Reporter: Edwin Jewett. Avian Influenza Pandemic Conference, Middlesex Community College, The Program on Homeland Security, Terrence B. Downes, Esq., Executive Director. December 6, 2005. - 91KB Word

  • Listing of Natural Hazards in the United States Compiled by B. Wayne Blanchard, Higher Education Project Manager Emergency Management Institute, National Emergency Training Center, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. May 2, 2005.

  • Status of Emergency Management Theory. Dr. David McEntire, Director, Emergency Administration and Planning Program, University of North Texas, Denton, TX. Paper presented at the FEMA Higher Education Conference, June 8, 2004, Emmitsburg, MD. 2004. PDF

  • Disasters by Discipline: necessary dialog for emergency management education. Brenda D. Phillips, Ph.D. Professor of Emergency Management, Jacksonville State University. Brenda@jsucc.jsu.edu. 1-256-782-8053. A presentation made at the Workshop “Creating Educational Opportunities for the Hazards Manager of the 21st Century.” Denver, Colorado, October 22, 2003. I extend my appreciation to Deborah Thomas and Dave Neal for their suggestions and guidance but retain responsibility for any comments and conclusions.

  • Emergency Management Higher Education. Abstract of Presentation of B. Wayne Blanchard, Ph.D., CEM
    An overview of (1) the history, current status, and future projections of Emergency Management Higher Education Programs for students - degrees, concentrations and certificates, (2) the history, current status and future projections for the FEMA Emergency Management Higher Education Project, and (3) thoughts on future emergency management professional development issues and core competency areas. A Power Point Presentation or Rich Text Format(rtf).

  • The Emergency Manager Of The Future by Monique C. Hite, National Research Council. A Summary of a Workshop, June 13, 2003, Washington, DC. The FEMA Emergency Management Higher Education Project thanks the International Research Committee on Disasters for the use of this copyrighted article. The complete citation is: International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters, November 2000, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 417-437.

  • The Role of Colleges and Universities in Disaster Reduction by B. Wayne Blanchard, Ph.D., CEM, Emergency Management Higher Education Project Manager, Federal Emergency Management Agency. A Power Point Presentation.

For further information on the International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters www.usc.edu/dept/sppd/ijmed/.

 
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