Tag Archives: Emergency management

Gifting Peace of Mind

What wonderful gift ideas these are, shared by [Preservenw list] Important Gifts That Can Save Lives Every year millions of American lives are disrupted by natural disasters ranging from earthquakes and severe storms to floods and wildfire. But all disasters … Continue reading

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Public Health Newswire

http://www.publichealthnewswire.org/ APHA launches a new online portal – Public Health Newswire – the essential resource for up-to-date information and opinions on the top issues affecting public health. News and events from a wide range of leading publications and events across … Continue reading

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Public Health Emergency Response Guide

US DHHS/CDC. 2011 http://emergency.cdc.gov/planning/responseguide.asp English and Spanish PDF files to download The Public Health Emergency Response Guide for State, Local, and Tribal Public Health Directors is an all-hazards reference tool for health professionals who are responsible for initiating the public … Continue reading

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WEBINAR: Emergency Planning: Ethics and Health Equity

Webinar:”Incorporating Ethics into Emergency Planning and Response to Ensure Health Equity” Tuesday, August 23th, 2011 2:00 PM (ET) This seminar will focus on the incorporation of ethics into emergency planning and response to promote health equity. A local jurisdiction’s approach … Continue reading

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Public Health Preparedness Summit 2012 Call for Abstracts

http://www.phprep.org/2012/agenda/abstracts.cfm The 2012 Public Health Preparedness Summit will be held in Anaheim, California during February 21–24, 2012. This year’s Summit Planning Committee invites public health, emergency management, and other professionals nationwide to showcase and share their best practice training models, … Continue reading

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Finding Library Best Practices in Health Information

The following was posted on the MCR-MCMLA [mcmla-l@listserv.kumc.edu] listserv by Siobhan Champ Blackwell. The Library Success Wiki http://www.libsuccess.org was created for librarians to share successful and innovative programs they are carrying out. As more projects are shared, we all have … Continue reading

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Preparing for Disaster and Response

As many in the Heartland are affected by the continued flooding of the Missouri River, we are reminded of the many advances in disaster preparedness.     We have compiled a list of Emergency Resources in our Public Health LibGuide.     … Continue reading

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Joplin Tornado and Social Media Response

The following was posted on MCR-MCMLA [mcmla-l@listserv.kumc.edu]; on behalf of; MidContinental Region News [rml4@RML4.UTAH.EDU] http://bit.ly/jvYmUJ “Read this blog entry from the idisaster 2.0: Social Media and Emergency Management blog on how social media use in response to the Joplin tornado … Continue reading

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Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://blogs.cdc.gov/publichealthmatters/ “See this humorous approach to motivating people to prepare for emergencies: “There are all kinds of emergencies out there that we can prepare for. Take a zombie apocalypse for example. That’s … Continue reading

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Schools and Colleges to Participate in April Earthquake Drill

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Secretaries Napolitano, Duncan Call on Schools and Colleges to Participate in April Earthquake Drill WASHINGTON – Today U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano called on … Continue reading

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