Disaster Information Resources
Primary NN/LM MAR Contacts: Michelle Burda (link sends e-mail) / Education & Health Literacy Coordinator
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NN/LM MAR) provides assistance to our members in preparing for and responding to disasters or localized emergencies. MAR staff are available to assist with emergency preparedness and response activities, from risk assessment, training, and developing a disaster plan.
- MAR oversees an Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan to help network members maintain their services when a disaster hits
- NLM Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) (link is external)
- Provides access to quality disaster health information at all stages, including disaster apps (link is external)
- Before-It-Happens 2016
Before-It-Happens 2016 is about connecting librarians with emergency planners to help communities bounce back more quickly following a natural or man-made disaster.
- Disaster Information Specialization Program (link is external) (MLA)