Population Health

Disaster and Humanitarian Centers

Alliance for Pandemic Preparedness

Takes a proactive approach to pandemics that addresses the root causes of pandemic risk and accelerates effective action by working with partners in low and middle-income countries to achieve sustainable impact at large scale.
Home School/College: Schools of Medicine and Public Health

Center for Collaborative Systems for Security, Safety and Regional Resilience

Leads innovation in the design, development and use of collaborative systems that support regional operations for security, safety and resilience in the Puget Sound region
Home School/College: Applied Physics Laboratory and College of Engineering

Center for Disaster Resilient Communities

The CDRC brings together the University of Washington, government, and community partners to create and implement transformational hazard and disaster science, build workforce capacity, inform equitable disaster risk reduction policy and practice and contribute to more resilient communities.
Home School/College: Population Health Initiative

Collaborative on Extreme Event Resilience

A network of public health researchers, practitioners and citizen scientists who collaborate to address real world challenges that impact communities’ resilience to disasters and the acute impacts of climate change.
Home School/College: School of Public Health

Disaster Data Science Lab

Focused on researching how best to leverage data to help others before, during and after disasters.
Home School/College: College of Engineering

Institute for Hazards Mitigation Planning and Research

Focused on enhancing community capacity to anticipate, respond to, cope with and recover from natural and man-made hazard events.
Home School/College: College of Built Environments

Pacific Northwest Seismic Network

Dedicated to reducing impacts of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions in the states of Washington and Oregon by providing accurate and fast information about earthquakes and ground motions to scientists, engineers, planners and the public.
Home School/College: College of the Environment

M9 Project

Seeks to reduce catastrophic potential effects of a Cascadia megathrust earthquake on social, built and natural environments through the advancement of methodologies, early warnings and community planning.
Home School/College: College of the Environment

Northwest Preparedness & Emergency Response Research Center

Seeks to strengthen and generate sustainable solutions to improve the U.S. public health preparedness and response infrastructure and systems.
Home School/College: School of Public Health

Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center

Features online training and other learning materials to help public health professionals and their partners prepare for and respond to emergencies.
Home School/College: School of Public Health

RAPID Facility

Provides investigators with equipment, software and support services needed to collect, process and analyze perishable data from natural hazards events.
Home School/College: College of Engineering

Washington Coastal Hazards Resilience Network

Seeks to strengthen the resilience of Washington’s coastal communities through collaboration, education and knowledge exchange.
Home School/College: College of the Environment