Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is the agency of the US government tasked with Disaster Mitigation, Preparedness, Response & Recovery planning.
EMI Higher Education Program and practicing Emergency Managers had input in the development of our Emergency Management/Homeland Security program.
Kansas Emergency Management Association (KEMA) is a network of leaders dedicated to providing excellence in emergency management for Kansas.
The mission of the Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) is to provide a 24-hour operation to reduce loss of life and property, protect Kansans from all hazards by providing and coordinating resources, expertise, leadership and advocacy through a comprehensive, risk-based emergency management program of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.
The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a Cabinet department of the federal government of the United States that is concerned with protecting America's people from harm and its property from damage. This department was created primarily from a conglomeration of existing federal agencies in response to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
The Emergency Management Institute (EMI), serves as the national focal point for the development and delivery of emergency management training to enhance the capabilities of federal, state, local and tribal government officials, volunteer organizations, and the public and private sectors to minimize the impact of disasters on the American public.
The National Weather Service (NWS) is the primary source of weather data, forecasts and warnings for the United States. Television weather casters and private meteorology companies prepare their forecasts using this information. The NWS is the sole United States official voice for issuing warnings during life-threatening weather situations.