Our Mission

The mission of the Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder is to advance and communicate knowledge on hazards mitigation and disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. Using an all-hazards and interdisciplinary framework, the Center fosters information sharing and integration of activities among researchers, practitioners, and policy makers from around the world; supports and conducts research; and provides educational opportunities for the next generation of hazards scholars and professionals.

News & Announcements

Don't miss your chance to present at the 3rd International Conference on Urban Disaster Reduction here in Boulder this fall. Submit your abstract before May 1st!


DR 627 - Disaster Research News You Can Use - April 17, 2014


New Fund Created in Memory of Bill Anderson


Know someone affected by Colorado Flooding? Have them take this quick NHC survey


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