Primary Resources


Emergency Preparedness Information Exchange (EPIX)

From Simon Fraser University in Canada, excellent listings of international resources.

Frontline-The Lost American

One of the founders of the UWDMC was Fredrick Cuny, the subject of this 1997 documentary.


The UWDMC was formed as a collaboration between Intertect (now InterWorks) and the University of Wisconsin-Department of Engineering Professional Development.

Natural Hazards Center

From the University of Colorado, great information on research and resources.

Regional Centre for Emergency Training in International Humanitarian Response (e-Centre)

The e-Centre provides training in the specialized field of management of humanitarian emergencies involving population displacement, collaborating through the UWDMC. for distance learning programs.


From the United Nations, current disaster situation reports, maps and much more.