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NLM Training: In Case of Emergencies: Continuity of Operations (COOP) Planning

Posted by on November 14th, 2019 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce a new online course “In Case of Emergencies: Continuity of Operations (COOP) Planning.” This asynchronous online course defines and describes COOP planning and why it is important for libraries to have a continuity plan. This course also provides a one-page COOP plan template with instructions… Read More »

Posted in: Continuing Education, Emergency Preparedness and Response

Sep

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Get Ready: Tropical Storm Karen Threatens to Flood Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands

Posted by on September 24th, 2019 0 comments

Tropical Storm Karen will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands on Tuesday, but it’s too soon to know if it will eventually affect any other land areas, including the mainland United States. Karen is centered less than 100 miles south of San Juan, Puerto Rico, and is moving… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness and Response

Aug

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Get Ready: Hurricane Dorian

Posted by on August 28th, 2019 0 comments

UPDATE: September 06,2019 Hurricane Dorian is lashing North Carolina and southeast Virginia with torrential rain, storm surge flooding, high winds and tornadoes and is headed for a brush of southeast New England tonight before slamming into Atlantic Canada this weekend. Dorian’s maximum sustained winds have diminished, making it a¬†Category 1¬†hurricane. Regardless of the intensity change,… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness and Response

Jul

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Desperately Seeking News: Hurricane Barry

Posted by on July 15th, 2019 0 comments

Parts of the Southeast have been impacted by floods and wind as a result of Hurricane Barry however, it is impossible for us to know which of our network members have suffered loss or damage based upon news reports. If you, your library, or your organization have experienced ill effects from the storm, please share… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness and Response, Public Health

Jul

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Get Ready: Tropical Storm Barry Set to Hit Northern Gulf Coast Saturday Morning

Posted by on July 12th, 2019 0 comments

Tropical Storm Barry is intensifying and is expected to make landfall Saturday as a hurricane along the northern Gulf Coast, spreading widespread torrential rain up the lower Mississippi Valley, leading to major river flooding and flash flooding in parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Arkansas, along with storm-surge flooding and strong winds. According to Weather.com:… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness and Response

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