International Emergency Management Agencies and Associations

This list is under construction. It was last updated on 11 April 2000.

Agency and Association Links

Director General XI - The European Commission
(A) multi-national European governmental agency site with civil protection newsletters, Council Decisions, and Council Resolutions, includes national agencies, information on international cooperation
Emergency Management Australia
(A) national emergency management agency with corporate plan, brief agency history, statement of policy, summaries of current major events, descriptions of training programs, and journal archive
Home Office Emergency Planning Division
(B+) United Kingdom national emergency management agency with Division objectives, organizational structure and group missions, file of publications, and virtual tour of the Emergency Planning College
The Emergency Planning Society
(B+) United Kingdom emergency management association with society objectives, list of branches and events, publications list, how to join and information on membership levels
American Council for Voluntary International Action
(A) links to 159 international voluntary relief, development, and refugee organizations, includes disaster and country situation reports, information on refugees, and on-line publication ordering
Partners of the Americas
(A-) program information on joint United States-Latin America cooperative partnership in a variety of fields; includes information on Partners response to disasters and Emergency Preparedness Program
The International Emergency Management Society
(A) society mission, current board of directors list, and by-laws - includes abstracts of the previous conference - formerly The International Emergency Management and Engineering Society
New Zealand Ministry for Emergency Management
(A) explains responsibilities of various government levels, list of disasters from 1846, summary text of the Civil Defence Act of 1983, situation reports, two on-line publications and papers file
Wellington City Council Emergency Management Office (New Zealand)
(A) interesting description of their hazard resistant office building, extensive information on volunteer agencies, copy of civil defence plan, public education materials and list of publications
Victoria State Emergency Services (Australia)
(A) mission and vision statement, on-line media kit with glossary and statistics, large section on cadet program, information on consulting services, competition program, public and kid's information
Norwegian Directorate for Civil Defense and Emergency Planning
(A) mission statement and explanation of role of civil preparedness in total defense, excellent guide for risk and vulnerability analysis, organizational overview, information on special teams
The Swedish Agency for Civil Emergency Planning
(A) agency roles and mission and future missions, role of civil defense in national total defense, and valuable International CEP Handbook with emergency mangement structure in 45 countries
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