Additional Resources

Confronting Catastrophe: New Perspectives on Natural Disasters, David E. Alexander, Oxford University Press, 2000.

Natural Hazards, Edward Bryant, Cambridge University Press, 2005.

American Red Cross

2025 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006 USA
Phone: (202) 303-4498
URL: http://www.redcross.org
Primary Contact: Jack McGuire, Interim Director and CEO

Federal Emergency Management Agencu (FEMA)

500 C Street, SW
Washington, DC 20472 USA
Phone: (800) 621-3362
URL: http://www.redcross.org
Primary Contact: R. David Paulison, Acting Director

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Fourteenth Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20230 USA
Phone: (202) 482-6090
Fax: (202) 482-3154
URL: http://www.noaa.gov
Primary Contact: Conrad C. Lauterbach, Director

Salvation Army

615 Slaters Lane
Alexandria, VA 22313 USA
Phone: (703) 684-5500
Fax: (703) 684-5538
URL: http://www.salvationarmyusa.org
Primary Contact: W. Todd Bassett, National Commander

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Washington, DC 20528 USA
Phone: (202) 282-8000
URL: http://www.dhs.gov
Primary Contact: Michael Chertoff, Secretary of Homeland Security

U.S. Geological Survey

12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 905
Reston, VA 20192 USA
Phone: (888) 275-8747
URL: http://usgs.gov
Primary Contact: Pat Leahy, Acting Director