Volume 25 Issue 2, 2010

Interesting Websites

Australian Emergency Management Institute


World Conference on Disaster Management

Toronto, Canada June 6–9, 2010


Building Solutions for a Global Community Emergency Management and Business Continuity Working Together

The World Conference on Disaster Management (WCDM) offers a unique experience, bringing together experts, practitioners, certifying bodies, service and product suppliers from Emergency Management, Business Continuity and other Disaster Management disciplines.

  • The Conference offers new ideas and approaches that will help you:
  • Build Solutions for a Global Community
  • Gain a global perspective with the best selection of international speakers
  • Receive professional training for all levels of disaster management through classified workshops, concurrent and  keynote sessions

The WCDM recognizes that showcasing the best in industry-related products and services; providing focused education and training; networking with peers worldwide, will help reach its goal of ensuring prepared and resilient small businesses, corporations and communities.

Please review the information on their website and help celebrate 20 years of progress.

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International Tsunami Information Centre (ITIC)


This site is authored by UNESCO to provide information about Tsunamis for anyone wanting to further their knowledge about the phenomenon.

It contains general awareness materials and information about Tsunamis as well as technical information about what Tsunamis are, when they become dangerous and what to do about them.

The site also recommends other information sources about Tsunamis and the programs and intergovernmental programmes that assist with preparedness for Tsunami events.

Screenshot of the International Tsunami Information Centre website