Call for Participation
2016 Return on Investment of Emergency Management Performance Grants Survey
International Association of Emergency Managers
Deadline: December 31, 2015
The International Association of Emergency Managers would like local government emergency managers to participate in a survey to help assess the return on investment of the federal Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) program. County, city, and tribal emergency managers are asked to share data related to EMPG-funded activities during the 2015 fiscal year. Survey results will inform the Association’s annual report. Visit the survey website to participate.
Call for Applications
Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Center Internship Program
Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Center and University of Colorado Boulder
Deadline: February 1, 2016 Applications are now being accepted for internships in the Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Center Internship program. Graduate-level interns will work in Africa to help improve environmental communication, adaptation decision-making, and humanitarian sector disaster preparedness. Students are expected to design their own program of work in the area. For more information on the program, previous intern projects, and to submit an application, visit the Internship website.
Call for Papers
University of Salzburg
Deadline: February 1, 2016
The University of Salzburg Department of Geoinformatics is accepting papers for presentation at the GI Forum to be held July 5-8 in Salzburg, Austria. Both full and short papers will be accepted on topics related to geospatial technologies across a range of scientific and technological disciplines. Abstracts will be accepted for poster presentations, as well. To learn more about the forum and submit a paper, visit the GI Forum website.
Call for Papers
Special Issue: Caring for Older Adults in Disaster
Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness
Deadline: May 20, 2016
The journal Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, in collaboration with the National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health, is accepting papers for a special issue of the journal on caring for older adults in disasters. Submissions from a wide variety of disciplines are encouraged. For more information on suggested topics and submission guidelines, visit the journal website.