What is Disaster Resilience? Is Your Community Ready?

Disaster resilience is the ability of individuals, communities, organizations, and states to adapt to and recover from hazards, shocks, or stresses without compromising long-term prospects for development. According to the Hyogo Framework for Action, disaster resilience is determined by the degree to which individuals, communities, and public and private organizations can organize themselves to learn from past disasters and reduce their risks to future ones, at international, regional, national, and local levels.

Private Sector Emergency Management How They Enhance The Profession

The changing scope and scale of disasters, both natural and technological, have altered the ways in which disaster management and financing are addressed and the roles of private-sector organizations specifically. Businesses and nonprofit organizations are increasingly central to the process,

Reaching The Next Generation of Emergency Managers With The Youth Emergency Preparedness Council

Youth Emergency Preparedness Council (YEPC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to educating and preparing communities for disasters. It is organized and led by the youth through local chapters, serving a … Read More