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S.S. Huebner Foundationhttp://www.huebnergeneva.org
The S.S. Huebner Foundation at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School and the Geneva Association (Geneva, Switzerland), have collaborated on a new Web site to provide an international resource and clearinghouse for educators and researchers in the fields of insurance economics and risk management. Course syllabuses, lectures, and working papers will be posted on the site.
Public Entity Risk Institute's (PERI)http://www.riskinstitute.org
Clicking on "receive news and updates via e-mail" signs you up to receive the Public Entity Risk Institute's (PERI) upcoming regular electronic newsletter to keep interested folks current on new developments in risk management resources, products, and information that will be available on PERI's Web site. Also at this URL, copies of papers and presentations from PERI's recent community emergency services symposium are available, under the "symposium papers" section. Topics span a variety of themes.
This government Web site is a gateway to science information that is provided by US agencies, including research and development results. Topic headings range from agriculture and food to natural resources, ocean sciences, and physics.
African Center for Disaster Studies (ACDS)http://acds.co.za/forum
The African Center for Disaster Studies (ACDS) at Potchefstroom Christian University in South Africa aims to bring together practitioners from different fields to discuss issues related to disaster risk and management and has created a discussion forum at this site. Free registration is required.
The Non-Profit Risk Management Center (NRMC) recently expanded its risk evaluation systems for nonprofit organizations into the Non-profit Computer Assisted Risk Evaluation System (Non-profit CARES) that is now available online. CARES is designed to help non-profits develop risk management plans.
British Columbia, Canadahttp://www.pep.bc.ca/hrva/hazard.html
The province of British Columbia, Canada, has produced an on-line, dynamic hazard, risk, and vulnerability assessment tool that may be of interest to communities wishing to conduct a risk assessment.
Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC)http://html.adrc.or.jp/dbs/trans2.asp?lang=en
The Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) offers an on-line glossary of natural disaster-related terms in English, French, Spanish, and Japanese. The glossary is intended to be an information sharing tool.