By Sarah DeYoung Originally published as a part of the “Research Counts” series for the Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Reprinted with permission. Of all of
The Institute for Disaster Management at the UGA College of Public Health is home to some of Georgia’s leading experts in disaster response. Its faculty, students and staff engage in risk analysis, long-term disaster planning, training of emergency management professionals and the development of response capabilities and disaster management infrastructure.
Two University of Georgia College of Public Health faculty members deployed to Georgia’s State Operations Center (SOC) in Atlanta on Fri. Sept. 8 at the request of the Georgia Emergency Management Agency.
Originally published in ASPPH Friday Letter Aug. 30, 2017 for Preparedness Month Feature. The mission of the University of Georgia Institute for Disaster Management (IDM) is to reduce the casualties