In spite of the constant inference in books, articles, and papers related to emergency management, nowhere in the vast array of literature on the subject was an agreed upon definition of what the principles of emergency management should be.

In 2007, Dr. Wayne Blanchard of FEMA’s Emergency Management Higher Education Project convened a working group of emergency management practitioners and academics to consider principles of emergency management.

Resource Link:

https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1822-25045-7625/principles_of_emergency_management.pdf