Disaster Resilient Universities (DRU) Network

The mission of the Disaster Resilient Universities (DRU) Network is to facilitate open communication, discussion, and resource sharing between university/college emergency management practitioners charged with making our campuses more disaster resilient.

The goal of the DRU Network is to provide a simple resource that can increased communication, coordination, and collaboration between universities around the world that can be used to increase the capacity of our campuses to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, continue operations during, and recover from natural disasters, acts of terrorism, or other human-caused crises or disasters.

The DRU listserv is for university and/or college emergency management professionals to share information and engage in discussions related to the profession and emerging issues around campus emergency management. 


André Le Duc
Founder and Administrator DRU Network

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Shared resources for the DRU network through "First Responder Communities of Practice" . Communities of Practice is a professional networking, collaboration and communication platform.

Created by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate. This vetted community of members focuses on emergency preparedness, response, recovery and other homeland security issues.