First responder dissertations and theses

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This resource page allows you to search and explore our collection of some 1200 English-language doctoral dissertations and Masters theses published in colleges and universities from around the world. You can begin searching by selecting the link below or you can browse some of the selected topics. You'll see links in our online catalog citations to the many titles that are available to download or read online.


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Absenteeism (first responders) Avalanches
Bioterrorism Blizzards
Business continuity Campus safety
Civil defense Decision-making
Crisis management Crisis relocation/evacuation
Disasters Disaster planning
Disaster preparedness Disaster recovery
Disaster response Droughts
Earthquakes Emergency management training
Emergency management (general) Emergency managers
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Emergency operations centers (EOCs)
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Fire officers
Fire prevention/fire safety Fire protection
Fire service training Firefighter health
Firefighter safety Fire service (all topics)
Fire service higher education Fire service leadership
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Floods
Hazardous materials Homeland security
Hurricanes Incident command
Influenza (Avian) Influenza (Swine)
Interagency cooperation Leadership/mentoring
Landslides Mass casualties
Natural disasters National Incident Management System (NIMS)
Pandemics Public health
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) Radiological hazards
Resilience/critical infrastructure Risk communications
Risk management Social media
Terrorism Tornadoes
Weapons of mass destruction (WMD) Volcanoes

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