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Emergency information in Israel and disaster related sites worldwide

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Disaster related sites in Israel

National Authorities

Israel National Security Council (MALAL), Counterterrorism, Public Security and Home Front Division

Israel Home Front Command site (Pikud Ha'oref)

Ministry of Health - Home page; Info on Coronavirus
Ministry of Health, Emergency department:

National steering committee for Earthquake Preparedness (in Hebrew):
Earthquake Preparedness Brochure (English):

National Fire and Rescue Authority:

Local authorities

Haifa Municipality site for Emergency preparedness

Other disaster related sites in Israel

Israel Climate Change Information Center

Israeli Ministry for Environmental protection: Energy and Climate Change:

Identifying Population and Assets at Risk: Dynamic Mapping of the Israeli Coastline. Michal Lichter and Daniel Felsenstein, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Geography:


Disaster related sites worldwide

National Emergency Authorities sites

CDC - Center for Disease Control and Prevention (USA),  Emergency Preparedness and Response

Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Canada

Emergency preparedness for hospitals in California

The Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, Canada - Public Safety

FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency)

London Resilience Partnership

National Disaster Legal Aid Resource Center (Official website of the Department of Homeland Security, USA)

UK Alliance for Disaster Research

Victoria State Emergency Service (Australia)

ECC Platform - Environment, Conflict and Cooperation

International organizations

Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Centre (DRMKC) : the new European Commission's initiative to improve and deepen the communication between policy makers and scientists in the field of disaster risk management

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

PAHO/WHO (Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization)) Health Emergencies Department (PHE) Health Emergencies site

PreventionWeb: a collaborative knowledge sharing platform on disaster risk reduction (DRR), managed by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR). The site offers a range of knowledge products and services to facilitate the work of DRR professionals.

United Nations Environment Programme - Disasters and conflicts page

The World Food Programme (WFP) - Disaster risk reduction focus area and Emergency preparedness and response focus area

Climate Security Expert Network. Information and material on the nexus between climate change and security.

Emergency research and information sites

CDC (Centers for Desease Control and Prevention) - Healthcare System Preparedness and Response

The Center for Security Studies (CSS) at ETH Zurich: a center of competence for Swiss and international security policy

Climate Security Expert Network

The Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC): health information resources and technology for disaster and public health emergency preparedness, response, and recovery.

The Disaster Research Center, University of Delaware

European Commission - Copernicus Emergency Management Service 

FEMA- National Preparedness Resource Library

The Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (GADRI)

Global Disaster Resilience Centre,University of Huddersfield, UK

Global Hazards and Disaster Research Centers Map - Compiled information on more than 300 academic hazards and disaster research centers around the world by Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Harvard Humanitarian Initiative

Hurricane Safety Guide

Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR)

Israeli Climate Change Information Center

National Center for Disaster Preparedness  - Earth Institute – Columbia University (See: Research portal)

Natural Hazard Center, University of Colorado, Boulder

Pacific Disaster Center (PDC): an applied research center managed by the University of Hawaii

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)


Evidence Aid
The Society for Risk Analysis
National Disaster Legal Aid, resource center
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

Related projects sites

CIRCLE-2 - European Network of 34 institutions from 23 countries committed to fund research and share knowledge on climate adaptation and the promotion of long-term cooperation among national and regional climate change programmes.

The DIM2SEA research project : Dynamic Integrated Model for DIsaster Management and Socio-Economic Analysis.

Dynamic Agent Based Simulation of an Urban Disaster Using Synthetic Big Data. Michal Lichter, A. Yair Grinberger and Daniel Felsenstein, Department of Geography, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Dynamic mapping of the Israel coastline - Identifying population and assets at risk. Michal Lichter and Daniel Felsenstein, Department of Geography, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

EU Vademecum - general overview of the measures taken by EU Member States as well as at EU level to deal with disasters.

Emergency Planning
The Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) (Australia)- Emergency Planning
Emergency planning for various Emergencies in Australia - Justice Office of Emergency Management, New South Wales
NSW State Emergency Management Plan (EMPLAN) 2012, New South Wales, Australia