Tag Archives: disaster

Materials for Tornado Response

The following was created by Siobhan Champ-Blackwell and posted on the BHIC Blog.    She writes: “The Disaster Outreach listerv for librarians has been sending some resources on responding to tornadoes. I have made a delicious bookmark to add the links … Continue reading

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Disaster Resources from NLM

New REMM (Radiation Emergency Medical Management) Version Released http://www.remm.nlm.gov REMM (Radiation Emergency Medical Management)  has just released new online and Mobile versions. The “What’s new on REMM” section http://www.remm.nlm.gov/whatsnew.htm lists some of the key updates. Contact the REMM Team directly … Continue reading

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Information and Disasters: News

—–Original Message—-    From: Disaster Information Outreach by Librarians [mailto:DISASTR-OUTREACH-LIB@LIST.NIH.GOV]   **Selections from over 100 e-sources** ** National Library of Medicine (NLM) Resources for Japan Earthquake, Tsunami, and Radiation Event – March 2011** -The NLM has compiled resources that may help … Continue reading

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Web Resources for Japan Disasters

found on the BHIC Blog: Web Resources for Japan Disasters A new page of links to information on “Japan Earthquake, Tsunami, and Radiation Event – March 2011” is now available from the National Library of Medicine at http://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov/dimrc/japan2011.html. The resources … Continue reading

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Emergency Access Initiative Activated for Japan

as posted on the BHIC Blog: http://eai.nlm.nih.gov “The National Library of Medicine announces the activation of the Emergency Access Initiative in support of medical efforts in Japan following the devastating earthquake and tsunami.   The Emergency Access Initiative is a collaborative … Continue reading

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Japan – In the Midst of One of the Worst Disasters in History

Here are some incredible photos of the destruction in Japan from the U.K. Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1366395/Japan-tsunami-earthquake-Haunting-images-450-Britons-feared-missing.html   We add our prayers, joining millions of others, praying for mercy, strength and grace at this time of unbelievable disaster.  

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Emergency Preparedness Resources

All news items were posted on the BHIC Blog.   Guidance for Integrating Culturally Diverse Communities into Planning for and Responding to Emergencies: A Toolkit. Recommendations of the National Consensus Panel on Emergency Preparedness and Cultural Diversity.  Feb 2011 http://bit.ly/fO47MOContinue reading

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Faith-Based Resources

Siobhan Champ Blackwell, creator of the BHIC Blog has gathered this list of resources.   Dictionary of Patients’ Spiritual & Cultural Values for Health Care Professionals http://bit.ly/efWg2G This Dictionary is a guide that is meant to describe beliefs and practices … Continue reading

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Public Health News

A New Way to Talk About the Social Determinants of Health Webinar http://bit.ly/h568ne Archive of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation webinar Find the Healthy People Coordinator in Your State http://bit.ly/ffpWKI The Healthy People State Coordinators make Healthy People happen every … Continue reading

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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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