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Global Disaster Management: Terrorist Hazards

This research guide is a starting point for research into the management of global disasters. It supports Pitt classes and workshops like - Building Community Resilience to Global Hazards, as well as the Hazard SEES Team members and their research.


Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) terrorism is a major global concern.

Terrorist hazard disaster management research, education, and practices are developed to prevent and respond to a wide range of dangers including the following categories as classified by the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA): 

International Organizations

Federal Departments & Agencies

September 11 2001 Attacks

Selected Books

Advisory Alerts

Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative (NSI), a collaboration between the U.S. DHS, the FBI, and state, local, tribal, and territorial law enforcement partners

National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) from the Department of Homeland Security

National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) check current status

Education & Outreach

Public service awareness campaigns: