Category Archives: emergency preparedness

Emergency Preparedness Resources

  Healthy People 2020: Preparedness http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topicsobjectives2020/overview.aspx?topicid=34 “Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for promoting health and preventing disease. One of the new topic areas of the recently-announced Healthy People 2020 is preparedness, with a goal of improving the Nation’s … Continue reading

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Cholera Outbreak in Haiti: Online Medical Information Resources

If your organization is involved in medical response to the cholera outbreak in Haiti, please pass along the suggested resources listed below.      Academic institutions will want to use these resources in teaching/learning activities. National Library of Medicine’s Emergency Access Initiative … Continue reading

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Two National Library of Medicine Websites Redesigned

  The Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) Web pages have a new look: http://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov. The pages have been redesigned to enhance access to NLM’s many and diverse resources useful for disaster and emergency readiness, response, and recovery. Emergency responders … Continue reading

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APHA Launches Get Ready Video!

Watch the Get Ready campaign’s first-ever video that teaches the importance of emergency preparedness through a story about an ant and grasshopper. Share this video with friends and family to help them prepare for all kinds of disasters, hazards and … Continue reading

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