DERA strives to present resources in several different formats:

Our Facebook Group DisasterCom contains contemporary articles from around the world. We encourage everyone to post items in the group.

Our LinkedIn Group — The International Association for Preparedness and Response will have posts and an open dialog is encouraged.

Newsletters – Below includes archives of the DisasterCom newsletter.

Links – Some helpful links and we encourage members to submit additional links for consideration.

Monographs – Long and short form articles submitted to DERA for consideration to be included on the site and indexed with search engines.

ASPEP Journals – American Society of Professional Emergency Planners Journals (years 1994 – 2004)

DERA Preparedness ebook – Download a free portion of DERA’s custom preparedness and first aid PDF ebook and learn how to customize ebook (or paperback) for your communities. 

DERA Provides Resources

Archived Newsletters

Archived Monographs

Emergency Biological Decontamination Solutions
By Robert J. Heyer, D.Sc.

Colorado Flood Recovery 2014
By Colorado Spirit Mountain Outreach Team

Archive of the DERA DisasterCom Blog
By DERA Authors – 2008 to 2014

Introduction to CBRNE Terrorism
An Awareness Primer and Preparedness Guide for Emergency Responders
By Robert J. Heyer, D.Sc.

Military Aircraft Incidents – Emergency Response Guide
By DERA Authors

A Proposal of Modest Proportions
By John Wiener, J.D., Ph.D.

Disaster Myths
by Dr. Claude de Ville de Goyet

Emergency Management as a Profession
By David T. Crews, CEM

Five Ways You Can Help Disaster Victims
By Bascombe J. Wilson, CEM
Emergency Response Director, DERA International

DERA Responds to India’s Supercyclone
By DERA Authors

The Emergency Response Planner’s Triangle
By DERA Authors

ASPEP Journals

American Society of Professional Emergency Planners Journal TABLE OF CONTENTS for years 1994 – 2004 (links in this PDF will open each respective Journal)

ASPEP Journal 1994

ASPEP Journal 1995

ASPEP Journal 1996

ASPEP Journal 1997

ASPEP Journal 1998

ASPEP Journal 1999

ASPEP Journal 2000

ASPEP Journal 2001

ASPEP Journal 2002

ASPEP Journal 2003

ASPEP Journal 2004

Customizable Preparedness ebook

Download a free 61-page portion of DERA’s custom IT’S A DISASTER! Preparedness and First Aid PDF ebook that helps families get prepared for, respond to, and recover from most types of emergencies and disasters.

And, if you’d like to purchase DERA’s full 282-page ebook below for only $5 U.S. (~ 70% off), part of each order will be donated to DERA for research.

A letter in the PDF explains how agencies, businesses and organizations can customize ebooks and paperbacks in bulk to help communities get more prepared and resilient.

Click below image to open Fedhealth’s shopping cart then download the 3MB file after your purchase, and proceeds benefit DERA research. Interactive PDF functions best with notebook or desktop PC.