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




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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