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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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Collaborating with Faith-Based Organizations

Posted on the BHIC Blog http://www.diversitypreparedness.org/Topic-of-the-Month/89/ Recent disasters and public health emergencies has prompted an acknowledgement that government agencies alone lack sufficient capacity to meet the needs of all communities in times of disaster and public health emergency—thus partnerships with … Continue reading

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New Resources to Prepare for Hurricane Season

http://www.ahrq.gov/prep/hurricane.htm “June 1 marks the beginning of Hurricane Season.  Is your community prepared?  The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has added new resources to its Web page Tools and Resources to Help Communities Prepare for Hurricane Season to help … Continue reading

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Websites in Response to Crisis in Haiti

This was posted to the BHIC Blog, this morning by Siobhan Champ-Blackwell.iti From the National Library of Medicine NLM has an Earthquake topic page on MedlinePlus in English, http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/earthquakes.htm,  and in Spanish, http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/spanish/earthquakes.html Health Information in Haitian Creole (Kreyol),” http://www.nlm.nih.gov/! … Continue reading

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