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Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU)

Emergency Management Workforce Consortium

Resource Center

Image of booksThe HBCU Emergency Management Consortium is collecting resources that focus on HBCUs and emergency response training. Check back often as we add resources to the Resource Center.

Key Links

  • How a Disaster Gets Declared. This page provides procedural information regarding the Stafford Act declaration process and is intended for emergency managers, elected officials, media, and stakeholders interested in the formal declaration process. 
  • Listing of Accredited HBCUs. This page, from the College Navigator/National Center for Education Statistics, lists all current, accredited HBCUs.
  • State Administrative Agency (SAA) Contacts. The State Administrative Agency (SAA) is the only entity eligible to apply for and submit the application for the Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) and its component programs. If you have a project you are interested in funding, please contact your applicable SAA POC.

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Resources

COVID-19 Resources

FEMA’s Office of Equal Rights (OER) Resources

FEMA’s external stakeholders are a critical part of our nation’s emergency management team and we appreciate your engagement in these crucial conversations to identify actual and perceived biases impacting equal access to FEMA’s programs and activities.

FEMA’s Civil Rights Summit Series 2020 After Action Report. This document summarizes the Summits presentation, leadership panel discussions, and question and answer topics, as well as key takeaways and next steps to further engage stakeholders and enhance equity, accessibility and environmental justice across FEMA programs and services. In addition, FEMA is providing information regarding a Request for Information (RFI) that can be viewed here


Emergency Management Activities from Individual HBCUs

Elizabeth City State University Poster Presenations and Resources

Additional Resources