Crisis, Disaster and Risk Management - a research guide containing a basic set of Web sites useful for students engaged in the Institute's classes. The guide is maintained by Claire B. Rubin, Sr. Research Scientist, ICDRM staff and Cynthia Holt, SEAS Librarian, Gelman Library. (December 2006).

GWU Homeland Security Policy Institute - Founded in 2003, The George Washington University Homeland Security Policy Institute (HSPI) is a nonpartisan “think and do” tank whose mission is to build bridges between theory and practice to advance homeland security through an interdisciplinary approach. By convening domestic and international policymakers and practitioners at all levels of government, the private and non-profit sectors, and academia, HSPI creates innovative strategies and solutions to current and future threats to the nation.

Courtois, Martin P. and Claire B. Rubin. Crisis, Disaster, and Emergency Management; websites for researchers. Published online by the Association of College & Research Libraries. November, 2002. Click here to download an archived PDF version of this resource.

The Collection, Synthesis, and Quality Assessment of Data Describing the Response to Human Needs Following the 1999 Turkey Earthquakes - The purpose of this NSF Funded research project was to identify, collect, synthesize and quality assure human needs planning data before this data was lost or the ability to interpret data was degraded. The resulting databases are available on this website for researchers and emergency planners.


Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management - The editors invite articles and other submissions. And we urge you to become a subscriber.

The Terrorism Time Line: Major Focusing Events and U.S. Outcomes [chart], the Disaster Time Line (chart) and the report Major Terrorism Events and Their Outcomes (1988-2005) - can be browsed online or available in hard copy.

Disaster Central - A website with educational emergency management resources.