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Institute for Rural Emergency Management

Humphreys Building 201D
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4971


Emergency Management Best Practices

Emergency Preparedness Bulletins

Bulletin Information Sheet and Church Bulletin Insert Info Page
January: Winter Hazards
February: Earthquake
March: Spring
April: Tornado
May: Flood
June: Thunderstorm
July: Heat Awareness
August: Drought and Dehydration
September: National Preparedness Month
October: Fire Safety Month
November: Fall
December: Home Fire
Family Emergency Plan
Emergency Kit

Articles and Presentations

Brennan, M. A., and Courtney G. Flint. 2007. Uncovering the Hidden Dimensions of Rural Disaster Mitigation: Capacity Building Through Community Emergency Response Teams. Southern Rural Sociology 22(2): 111-126. [Accessed April 16, 2009].

Bryant, Dianna. 2009, April 8. Challenges of Rural Emergency Management. [Accessed April 16, 2009].

Flint, Courtney, and Mark Brennan. 2006. Community Emergency Response Teams: From Disaster Responders to Community Builders. Rural Realities 1(3). [Accessed August 31, 2009].

Hartle, Jeffery, and Dianna Bryant. 2012. Campground Emergency Preparedness: A Social Wildland-Urban Interface. National Fire Protection Associaton presentation. [Accessed September 25, 2012]. firewise/2012/06/are- campgrounds-prepared-for- emergency.html

Hartle, Jeffery, and Dianna Bryant. 2012. Rural Campgrounds and Vulnerability: A Social Wildland-Urban Interface (poster)

Meit, Michael, Thomas Briggs, and Alene Kennedy. 2008. Urban to Rural Evacuation: Planning for Rural Population Surge. Bethesda: MD: Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis. [Accessed April 16, 2009].

Rural Assistance Center. 2009. Emergency Preparedness and Response. [Accessed April 16, 2009].

Saenz, Rogelio, and Walter G. Peacock. 2006. Rural People, Rural Places: The Hidden Costs of Hurricane Katrina. Rural Realities 1(2). [Accessed August 31, 2009].

United States Department of Agriculture. 2008. Rural Homeland Security Resources for Local Officals. [Accessed April 16, 2009].