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General Preparedness Information for Libraries
Disaster Research Resources
Disaster Information Management Research Center
"The core purpose... is to develop and provide access to health information resources and technology for disaster preparedness, response, and recovery." From the National Library of Medecine
PLoS Currents: Disasters
The Public Library of Science (PLoS) is a peer-reviewed, open-access, online publisher. There online publication channel for new research is called Currents, one section of which is devoted to disaster research.
NOAA's National Geophysical Data Center
"...archives and assimilates tsunami, earthquake and volcano data to support research, planning. response and mitigation."
Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL)
"... the nation's premier research collection of open-source resources related to homeland security policy, strategy and organizational management."