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When setting your goals for the year ahead, why not include emergency or disaster preparedness? By tackling the preparation activities over several weeks — whether it’s a trip to the grocery or hardware store, making copies of valuable information, or agreeing on a plan with relatives—you can make be more prepared in 2016. The first… Read More »
The National Library of Medicine’s Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM) site has been redesigned. REMM now includes a more modern banner, a refreshed color palette and font style, and a new navigation system.
National Preparedness Month culminates with National PrepareAthon! Day on September 30. Participate in your community’s disaster planning during the PrepareAthon! by taking action, being counted and spreading the word about preparedness. Take Action: Learn about hazards like earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, and winter storms. You can download free, hazard-specific resources designed to help you… Read More »
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Is your library disaster ready? With wild fires occurring in every state of the Pacific Northwest Region emergency preparedness is especially important for those being affected in these areas and libraries can play an important role. September is National Preparedness Month (NPM) and the theme for this year is Don’t Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency… Read More »
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) announces a funding opportunity for small projects to improve access to disaster medicine and public health information for health care professionals, first responders and others that play a role in health-related disaster preparedness, response and recovery. NLM is soliciting proposals from partnerships in the U.S. that include at least… Read More »