NEMA Membership

Open to all who play a role in emergency management from local, state, and federal government; the private sector; and the academic community.

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NEMA Forums

NEMA’s biannual meetings provide opportunities to discuss emergency management strategies with other national emergency management professionals.

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Policy Leadership

NEMA is widely recognized as a credible voice on emergency management issues and is frequently called on by Congress to provide input on legislation and testify at hearings.

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Credible, influential, fully engaged, and all-in for emergency management – that’s NEMA.


Emergency Management Assistance Compact

NEMA administers the Emergency Management Assistance Compact, a nationally adopted mutual aid agreement between states. Governance of EMAC is through NEMA’s membership, the Directors of the State Emergency Management Agencies. LEARN MORE