NEMA, the professional association of emergency management directors from all 50 states, eight territories, and the District of Columbia, is the source of information, support, and expertise for people like you - emergency management professionals at all levels of government and the private sector who prepare for, mitigate, respond to, recover from, and provide products and services for all emergencies, disasters, and threats to the nation’s security.
Peer NetworkingNEMA offers its members numerous opportunities to share and discuss best practices and partner on common issues. Educational OpportunitiesThrough workshops, publications, and online tools, NEMA offers high-quality learning opportunities to its membership. Committee EngagementNEMA has committees for every aspect of emergency management. State members make up the voting bodies of each committee, with one non-voting seat reserved for a liaison from the private sector. Private sector liaisons are appointed by the Private Sector committee chair. Learn more about NEMA committees.Learn More
NEMA membership is open to everyone who has a role in emergency management. Membership benefits include:
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NEMA administers the Emergency Management Assistance Compact, a nationally adopted mutual aid agreement between states. Governance of EMAC is through NEMA's membership, the Directors of the State Emergency Management Agencies. Learn more about EMAC by watching this short video.
Visit the EMAC website to learn more.