What we focus on:

  1. Risk Management Collaboratory 
  2. Cross-sector Relationships & Operations
  3. Risk and Threat Management
  4. Transformative Risk Reduction Strategies
  5. Disaster Analytics
  6. Hazards Governance

"We ensure that all of the theory taught is grounded in practice. Our goal is to instill the critical-thinking skills necessary to tackle large-scale problems."

Danny Peterson
former ASU Emergency Manager

What we are up to:

July 6 - 9,  2019: National Security and Public Safety Summit in San Diego, CA

July 14 - 17, 2019: Melanie Gall, research professor and co-director of the ASU Center for Emergency Management and Homeland Security, was elected to the newly formed North American Alliance of Hazards and Disaster Research Institutes (NAAHDRI) Board of Directors at 44th Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop in Broomfield, CO.

August 18, 2019: 9th Annual Taylor Fest at the Downtown Phoenix Campus in Phoenix, AZ

August 5, 2019: Undergraduate Research Fair at the Post Office Student Center in Phoenix, AZ

October 1, 2019: Sustainability Fall Discussion Series on  “Managing Heat as a Critical Hazard” at Wrigley Hall  481 Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ

October 2, 2019: Emergency Management Student Association Meeting at University Center 420 Conference Suite in Phoenix, AZ

Novemeber 4, 2019:  Emergency Management Student Association Meeting at University Center 420 Conference Suite in Phoenix, AZ

November 12 - 13, 2019: 2019 PLuS Alliance Symposium, Arizona State University in Phoenix, AZ

December 2, 2019: Emergency Management Student Association Meeting at University Center 420 Conference Suite in Phoenix, AZ

December 4 - 7,  2019: AESA Annual Conference in Phoneix, AZ

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Latest Publication:

 Publication cover image de Sherbinin, ABukvic, ARohat, G, et al. Climate vulnerability mapping: A systematic review and future prospectsWIREs Clim Change201910:e600.


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New Project:

Determinants of Disaster Mass Care Services Production and Impacts by Arizona Voluntary Nonprofit Organizations

The overall goal of the project is to account for nonprofit organizations’ mass care services production and impact. 

Project Period: April - September 2018

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Inspiring Students:

Aiming high: Grad student pursues dream of flight