Category Archives: Lessons Learned

Seasons and Hazards

As we know, there is the “all hazards” paradigm for disaster training, and this is to remind us that we NN/LM emergency planners take an “all seasons” approach to preparedness!  Winter weather has brought some of the most memorable disasters … Continue reading

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Library Disaster Story: Hurricane Dolly

Here is our latest story from a librarian about a disaster that affected the Mario E. Ramirez, M.D. Health Sciences Library at the University of Texas/Harlingen, TX in July 2008. Interview for “Stories Told” Name and position title of person … Continue reading

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“Survival Tips & Stories” hosted by MLA

The Medical Library Association (MLA) is providing a distance education opportunity via webcast for members on Wednesday, November 12, from 1-3 PM Central time, in which presenters will speak about their experiences in dealing with disasters.  Dan Wilson will also contribute information … Continue reading

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AHRQ free webcast on “Lessons learned…” Nov. 6, 2008

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is hosting a webcast on “Lessons Learned from the Field of Emergency Preparedness” on November 6.  The webcast is free, taking place from 12-1:30 EST, and registration is required.  Quoting from the announcement … Continue reading

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