NEMA Resources

What resources do you need to do your job better or to boost your organization’s performance?

From NEMA’s flagship Biennial Report to newsletters featuring exceptional practices and people to topical webinars, you’ll find what you need for meaningful perspectives and practical answers.

Visit the NEMA Library

Visit the NEMA Library

Your one stop shop for all NEMA documents.

NEMA is excited to announce a six-session pilot for the new NEMA E-Learning Series - EMpowerment. Six months, six great topics presented by a cadre of NEMA member experts and leaders who will share their expertise, help expand our understanding, and offer innovative solutions to the pressing issues keeping emergency managers up at night. Please contact NEMA if you would like to sponsor one of these learning opportunities.

Reports & Publications

An in-depth analysis NEMA has conducted since 1996. The current report contains information on state emergency management organizational structure and personnel. It addresses the funding of these agencies - including the Emergency Management Performance Grant - and how states pay for their share of disasters.
Brochure suitable for public officials at all levels of government that emphasizes the importance of leadership during crisis; emergency management as a vital government function, and the importance of individual and business preparedness.
In January 2018, NEMA, as one of the 22 partner organizations of the National Homeland Security Consortium, embarked on an ambitious effort to examine the SHSP and UASI grant programs and how effectively they support terrorism preparedness nationwide.
Since 2010, the National Emergency Management Association (NEMA) and the U.S. Council of the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM-USA) and have offered this joint report detailing the return on investment realized by the Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) program. This program is the only source of federal funding provided directly to state and local governments for all the functions which help build a robust emergency management system.
A Community Reference Guide for Emergency Management Agencies and Private Sector Partners.