Disaster Preparedness

Information for Disaster Preparedness

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
Canadian Center for Emergency Preparedness
Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response
Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Diseases
CDC Distance Learning Web Sites
CDC Mass Trauma Web Site
CDC Public Health Training Netowrk
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, US Food and Drug Administration
Center for National Response
Center for the Study of Bioterrorism
Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Emergency Preparedness
Department of Justice, Office of State and Local Domestic Preparedness Support, Technical Support Help
Disaster Resource Guide
Domestic Preparedness Campus
EAI Corporation
Emergency Preparedness News
Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center (EMRTC)
Fire and Rescue Training Institute
The George Washington University
The Handbook of Frequently Asked Questions Following Traumatic Events: Violence, Disasters or Terrorism
Hospital Emergency Incident Command System (HEICS) - San Mateo County
IAFF Hazardous Materials Training Department
Institute of Medicine
International Association of Emergency Managers
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
Journal of the Federation of American Scientists
Local Terrorism Planning Model
National Academies of Science - Civilian Emergency Response to Chemical or Biological
Weapons Incidents Project
National Academies of Science, Institute of Medicine
The National Emergency Management Association
The National Emergency Rescue and Response Training Center
National Environmental Training Institute Inc.
National Fire and Rescue Magazine
National Institutes of Health
National Fire Protection Association
The National Response Center, US Coast Guard
The National Response Team (HAZMAT & Chemical Spills)
National Strategy Review
Northeastern University Institute of Emergency Medical Services
Northwestern University
Office of Domestic Preparedness
Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC)
Pediatric Disaster Preparedness Guidelines
Public Health Service Office of Emergency Preparedness
Texas A&M University
U.S. Fire Academy

Preparedness Tools for Public Health Professionals and Clinicians

Explosions and Blast Injuries: A Primer for Clinicians
Mass Trauma Casualty Predictor
Predicting Casualty Severity and Hospital Capacity

Response Tools for Public Health Professionals and Clinicians

Mental Health Survey Instrument
Rapid Assessment of Injuries from Mass Trauma Events

Resources for Public Health Professionals and Clinicians

Glasgow Coma Scale
Medlineplus Health Information Website: Disasters and Emergency Preparedness
Preparing for the Psychological Consequences of Terrorism: A Public Health Strategy
State and Local Health Department Websites

Fact Sheets in English and Spanish for the Public

Brain Injuries and Mass Trauma Events
Lesiones cerebrales y sucesos traumáticos masivos
Coping with a Traumatic Event
Cómo manejar un suceso traumático
Injuries and Mass Trauma Events
Lesiones y sucesos traumáticos masivos

Additional Information on Psychosocial Stress as a Result of a Catastrophic Event

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Website
American Counseling Association
American Psychiatric Association
American Red Cross
Disaster Mental Health Institute, University of South Dakota
National Center for Child Traumatic Stress
National Mental Health Association (NMHA)

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