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Our Vision & Mission

Virtual EMA has 6 specific goals

  • Build valuable partnerships between technology developers (big data and emerging tech), academia (researchers and students) and emergency management practitioners;
  • Model and mentor the use of data-based, collaborative and/or portable tools in emergency management practice;
  • Strengthen the standards, training and replicability of Virtual & Digital Teams to support the emergency management profession;
  • Promote the sound and continuous development of knowledge, skills and access of the whole community to the techniques and data which effectively enhances the practice of emergency management;
  • Recognize efforts that build community resilience through methods, practice or use of digital communications; and
  • Encourage the use of data in research about the effectiveness of emergency management practices and activities.


Virtual EMA is a registered public charity with 501(c)(3) status. 

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