WEBTREATS: Disaster Preparedness

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Please also refer to the WEBTREAT on Disease Outbreaks for related links.

 

American College of Physicians – Bioterrorism and Disaster Preparedness

 

American Academy of Pediatrics – Children and Disasters

 

American Hospital Association – Emergency Readiness

 

American Medical Association – Public Health

 

American Red Cross

 

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology – Emergency Preparedness

 

Center for Biosecurity of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

 

Emergency Preparedness & Response

 

National Center for Environmental Health

 

National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases

 

National Center for Emergency and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases

 

Department Of Energy:

 

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory – Advice for Safeguarding Buildings Against Chemical or Biological Attack

 

Department of Homeland Security – Ready.gov

 

DisasterAssistance.gov

 

Doctors for Disaster Preparedness

 

Environmental Protection Agency – Emergencies

 

Federal Emergency Management Agency

 

FEMA - Are You Ready: A Guide to Citizen Preparedness

 

Food and Drug Administration – Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER)

 

CDER - Drug Preparedness and Response to Bioterrorism

 

International Association for Disaster Preparedness and Response (DERA)

 

National Library of Medicine:

 

MedlinePlus – Disaster Preparation and Recovery

 

MedlinePlus – Biodefense and Bioterrorism

 

Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders

 

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