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:

October 11, 2018: Stakeholder Workshop, Pima County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation, Tucson, AZ

October 18, 2018: CEMHS EVENT! Concho Room, Westward Ho, 618 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ. REGISTER

The Hazards XChange Collaboratory presents research findings from the 2018 National Mass Care Exercise.

November 16, 2018: CEMHS EVENT! Global Insitute for Sustainability, Tempe Campus
The Spatial Hazards Events and Losses Database (SHELDUS) is now housed at ASU and free to use for ASU researchers, Arizona planners, and others.

January 6-10, 2019: 99th Annual Meeting of American Meteorological Society in Phoenix, AZ

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Latest publication:

first page of Cutter et al. 2018 Flash flood paper in Natural Hazards Review

Cutter, S.L., C.T. Emrich, M. Gall, and R. Reeves. 2018. Flash flood risk and the paradox of urban development. Natural Hazards Review 19(1): online.


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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:

Arizona State University Outstanding Graduate Fall 2017: Robert Rowley