Federal Government Emergency Response Resources
- Agency for Healthcare
Research and Quality- The Agency for Healthcare Research
and Quality (AHRQ) has a section of its web site dedicated
to bioterrorism planning and response.
- Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention- The Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) includes an Emergency Preparedness & Response
section on its web site.
- Federal Emergency Management Agency
1-800-621-FEMA (3362) TTY: 1-800-462-7585 - FEMA's site contains
information about disasters, emergency personnel, education, and training.
The site contains information about the types of hazards, where to obtain
assistance, and preparedness.
- DisasterAssistance.gov-DisasterAssistance.gov provides information on how you might be able to get help from the U.S. Government before, during and after a disaster.
Emergency National Task Force - The Heritage Emergency
National Task Force is co-sponsored by Heritage Preservation
and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
- MedlinePlus -
MedlinePlus contains disaster preparation and recovery information under
the heading Health Topics.
Cancer Institute- Information for displaced cancer patients,
- National Library
of Medicine - Disaster Information Management Research Center -
Improving access to the nation's disaster information.
Response to Hurricane Katrina Disaster- Includes medical
consultation services, NIH Resources, related links and information
from other institutes.
- NLM's Enviro-Health
Links- Environmental health information links including toxicology
and WISER (Wireless Information System for First Responders)
Warfare - provides links to information
about biological warfare pathogens
Recovery and Environmental Health - Information
about recovering from natural and man-made disasters.
Web Resources for California Fires - The California
Wildfires web page includes information on the health effects
from fires and exposure to smoke; links to air quality resources,
environmental clean-up following fires, and animals in disasters.
Populations: Emergency and Disaster Preparedness -
provides links to selected web sites featuring emergency
preparedness for special populations. This includes people with
disabilities, people with visual or hearing impairments, senior
citizens, people with disabilities, people with visual or hearing
impairments, senior citizens, children, and women. Links to information
in languages other than English are also provided.
- Ready.America -
The Ready Campaign asks individuals to do three key things to prepare
for the unexpected: get an emergency supply kit, make a family emergency
plan, and be informed about the different types of emergencies that could
occur and their appropriate responses.
Department of Education- The U.S. Department of Education
Ed.gov site has emergency planning web resource for school leaders
and managers that was created by the Office of Safe and Drug-Free
Schools. The information was created to help schools and communities
prepare and develop plans for responding to emergency situation (e.g.,
natural disasters, violent incidents, and terrorist attacks).
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