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Canadian Centre for Emergency Preparedness (CCEP)
The Canadian Centre for Emergency Preparedness is a not-for-profit organization devoted to the promotion of disaster management to individuals, communities and organizations, in both government and the private sector.

Center for Global Public Relations (CGPR)
The Center for Global Public Relations (CGPR) at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a resource for practitioners, scholars, educators, and students worldwide who want to increase their knowledge about global public relations through the Center’s on-site research and educational opportunities, its continuing educational programs and its global partnerships.

Center for Risk Communication Research (CRCR)
The Center for Risk Communication Research was developed by the Department of Communication, University of Maryland, College Park, in fall, 2003. It provides scholarly resources and expertise on media and communication about food safety, environmental harm, and health risks. 

George Washington University Institute for Crisis, Disaster and Risk Management (ICDRM)
The goal of The Institute for Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Management is to improve the disaster, emergency, and crisis management plans, actions and decisions of government, corporate, and not-for-profit organizations by transforming theory into practice.

Harvard Center for Risk Analysis (HCRA)
HCRA was launched in 1989 with the mission to promote public health by using decision sciences.  By applying these analytic methods to a wide range of risk issues, and by comparing various risk management strategies, HCRA hopes to empower informed public responses to health, safety and environmental challenges by identifying policies that will achieve the greatest benefits with the most efficient use of limited resources.

International Association of Business Communicators (IABC)

The International Association of Business Communicators is a leading resource for effective communication practice. It provides products, services, activities and networking opportunities to help people and organizations achieve excellence in public relations, employee communication, marketing communication, public affairs and other forms of communication.

International Association for Conflict Management (IACM)

The International Association for Conflict Management was founded to encourage scholars and practitioners to develop and disseminate theory, research, and experience that is useful for understanding and improving conflict management in family, organizational, societal, and international settings.

International Consortium for Oranizational Resilience (ICOR)
The International Consortium for Organizational Resilience (ICOR) provides professional development and training in a number of disciplines including Business Continuity Management and Crisis Management & Communications. ICOR offers instructor-led in person, self-study and elearning courses. ICOR members receive valuable services and learn how to incorporate resilience into their management of people, places, infrastructure and work processes necessary to meet the challenges of a 21st century world.

International Public Relations Association (IPRA)
The International Public Relations Association was established in 1955.  Today the organization functions as an international network of some 1,000 public relations professionals from nearly one hundred countries.

Issue Management Council (IMC)

The Issue Management Council was formed in 1988. Membership in the IMC involves individuals from close to 200 companies around the world. The IMC is the professional membership organization for people who effectively and ethically manage issues and those who wish to advance the discipline for the benefit of their organizations and for society.

Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN)
The Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN) was established between the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the University of Maryland (UM) in April 1996. The Institute is a jointly administered, multidisciplinary research and education program and includes research components from the FDA Centers for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) and Veterinary Medicine (CVM), and UM.

Pittsburgh Regional Business Coalition for Homeland Security (PRBCHS)
The Pittsburgh Regional Business Coalition for Homeland Security (PRBCHS)was formed on January 1, 2005 following encouragement by the Department of Homeland Security, and the foresight of a founding group of businesses, universities and organizations in the Pittsburgh region. PRBCHS is a non-profit, public/private partnership dedicated to assisting businesses in Western Pennsylvania prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural disasters, technological disasters, or terror attacks. 

Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)
The Public Relations Society of America was chartered in 1947.  It is the world’s largest organization for public relations professionals with nearly 20,000 members who are organized into 116 chapters.

Risk & Insurance Management Society (RIMS)

The Risk and Insurance Management Society is a proactive voice on behalf of risk managers, dedicated to supporting their function and enhancing their profile as vital elements in organizational success.

Risk Management Association (RMA) e.V

Founded in 2005, the Risk Management Association (RMA) e. v. is the professional membership organization of risk managers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. By promoting the interdisciplinary dialogue and exchange of ideas, the non-profit organization contributes to enhance the methods and techniques used for managing risk and opportunities as well as to create public awareness for this topic.

Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)
The Society for Risk Analysis is a multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, scholarly, international society that provides an open forum for all those who are interested in risk analysis. Risk analysis is broadly defined to include risk assessment, risk characterization, risk communication, risk management, and policy relating to risk, in the context of risks of concern to individuals, to public and private sector organizations, and to society at a local, regional, national, or global level.

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