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Puerto Rico Hit by 5.8 and 6.4 Magnitude Earthquakes

Posted by on January 6th, 2020 0 comments

Updated January 21, 2020 The U.S. Geological Survey has reported two earthquakes off the southwest coast of Puerto Rico. After a 5.8 magnitude earthquake on Monday morning (January 6) at 6:32 am, a 6.4 magnitude quake struck at 4:24 Tuesday morning (January 7).   At a Glance The quake Tuesday morning, January 7, has triggered an… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Emergency Preparedness and Response



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NLM SEA Funding Announcement: Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Project Awards

Posted by on December 2nd, 2019 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine Southeastern/Atlantic Region (SEA) seeks applications to support Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Projects. The purpose of the Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Award is to enable organization to address all phases of disaster management; including preparedness, mitigation, recovery, and response with the aid of information resources available from the National… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness and Response, Funding



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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



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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



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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

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