Library, School and Medical Association Resources
Academy of Pediatrics-
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) an organization dedicated
to health, safety, and well-being of children, has a section
of its web site devoted to disaster preparedness that meets
children's unique needs.
Disaster Preparedness and Recovery
Medical Association- The American Medical Association's (AMA)
Center for Public Health Preparedness and Disaster Responses serves
as an "educational resource for enhancing the disaster preparedness
and response capabilities of both civilian and military providers".
of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) -
At-risk populations and influenza pandemic: Planning Guidance for
State, Territorial, Tribal and Local Health Departments.
- Conservation OnLine
- Resources for Conservation Professionals - CoOL, a
project of the Preservation Department of Stanford University Libraries,
is a full text library of conservation information, covering a wide
spectrum of topics of interest to those involved with the conservation
of library, archives and museum materials.
- Disaster Mitigation
Planning Assistance- A joint project of the Michigan State
University Libraries, the Center for Great Lakes Culture and the
California Preservation Program
Commission Online - Revised emergency management standards -
Effective January 1, 2008, the emergency management standards (EC.4.10
and EC.4.20) for hospitals, critical access hospitals and long term
care facilities have been revised to reflect an “all-hazards” approach
to emergency preparedness that permits appropriately flexible and
effective responses. The revised standards emphasize a “scalable”
approach that can help manage the variety, intensity and duration
of the disasters that can affect a single organization, multiple
organizations or an entire community.
Library of Congress - Emergency Preparedness
- Lyrasis Disaster Assistance - The Lyrasis Disaster Resources Program offers emergency disaster assistance to individuals and institutions.
- Mid-Atlantic Resource Guide for Disaster Preparedness - Compiled by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts - The purpose of the Mid-Atlantic Resource Guide for Disaster Preparedness is to assist institutions in the preparation and in the selection of emergency supplies and equipment to have on-site. As part of every disaster preparedness and response plan, institutions should have an up-to-date emergency telephone list and should maintain a stock pike of supplies and equipment to use in initial recovery efforts.
- New York Academy
of Medicine - The New York Academy of Medicine has released
a report and tools that will enable households, work places, schools
and early childhood/youth programs, and governments to anticipate
and address problems they would face in emergencies. The Academy's
main report documents that the emergency preparedness instructions
being given to people and organizations do not address many important
sheltering-in-place issues and sometimes make matters worse. The
report is available at http://www.redefiningreadiness.net.
Ridge Institute for Science and Education - Federal,
state, and local public health agencies turn to ORISE for help in
educating our nation’s citizens on Public Health Preparedness and
other hot health topics.
of Georgia Archivists - Shelter from the Stormy Blast:
A Guide to Disaster Recovery Services for Georgia and the Southeast.
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