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.


EMAG 2022 Conference Recap

Our team attended the 2022 Emergency Management Summit and Training Sessions hosted by the Emergency Management Association of Georgia. The conference was from April 13 to April 15 in Savannah


Student Spotlight: Hope Grismer

CURO Research Assistantship awarded to IDM Undergraduate  Hope Grismer is an Institute for Disaster Management (IDM) student who is passionate about looking at the complex effects that geographical and sociodemographic


Leveraging social media during a disaster

New framework can help local emergency managers get the word out During a disaster, many people turn to social media seeking information. But communicating during disasters is challenging, especially using an