Boots on the Ground Support

The Institute for Disaster Management is committed to training members of the response community to respond to all hazards. This includes educational outreach, training and certifications, as well as evaluating emergency plans and programs. We are open to offering our services to any group or organization looking to expand their disaster knowledge. See on our training courses page for descriptions of courses we currently offer. In addition, you can also review our consulting page to see services IDM can provide. If you don’t see what you are looking for, feel free to reach out, we are always developing new courses and can create a custom plan to fit your needs.


Flooding & Climate Change

Climate change is driving more inland and coastal flooding across the U.S., sometimes in communities with no history of flooding. How does a heating planet contribute to more flooding, and


Experiential Learning through Immersive Research in Iceland

One thing that the University of Georgia’s Institute for Disaster Management (IDM) stresses is giving students the opportunity to learn by doing. For two weeks this past May and June,


May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Since 1949, May has been observed as Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States. During this month, we amplify the importance of reducing stigma and advocate for policies to