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The International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), which has more than 6,000 members worldwide, is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting the “Principles of Emergency Management” and representing those professionals whose goals are saving lives and protecting property and the environment during emergencies and disasters.

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IAEM-USA is the premier organization of emergency management professionals within the United States and is a leading partner with other councils of IAEM globally.


The mission of IAEM-USA is to advance the profession by promoting the principles of emergency management; and to serve its members by providing information, networking, and development opportunities.

Membership & Governance

IAEM-USA members are U.S. citizens or individuals legally residing in the United States or its territories, professionally engaged or interested in the promotion of emergency management and allied fields. The IAEM-USA Council includes IAEM-USA Membership Regions that correspond with those established by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) plus a student member region. The IAEM-USA Council is governed by a Board of Directors that includes representatives from each IAEM-USA Region, as well as officers elected by all IAEM-USA members.