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  1. Source:Oxfam GB
    Date Published:06/23/2017
    Format:PDF
    Annotation:This 12-page case study summarizes global learning from the project, Institutionalizing Gender in Emergencies: Bridging Policy and Practice. The project was piloted in four countries: Ethiopia, Pakistan, South Sudan, and Dominican Republic, from September 2015 to March 2017, to enhance the capacity of humanitarian organizations to provide adapted assistance to meet the needs of women, girls, men, and boys in emergency scenarios. Issues in which significant gaps were identified included insufficient gender analysis and evidence to inform humanitarian response planning and practice; and low technical capacity in gender in emergencies across sectors and organizations.
    Authors:Hilton, Eliza
    Type:Report
    ID:15166. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  2. Source:Oxfam GB
    Date Published:06/23/2017
    Format:PDF
    Annotation:This 50-page report describes the final evaluation of the project, Institutionalizing Gender in Emergencies: Bridging Policy and Practice in the Humanitarian System, which was piloted in four countries: Pakistan, South Sudan, Ethiopia, and the Dominican Republic. It assesses the overall outcome of the project, and explores the extent to which planned activities and approaches are being implemented in accomplishing changes in the institutionalization of gender in emergencies.
    Type:Report
    ID:15167. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  3. Source:U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)
    Date Published:06/22/2017
    Format:Video or Multimedia
    Annotation:This one-hour, seven-minute webinar from TRACIE (Technical Resources, Assistance Center, Information Exchange) discusses the challenges to the emergency medical services (EMS) community related to infectious disease, and is intended to help EMS personnel assess potential infectious risks and take steps to prevent disease transmission. It introduce TRACIE's EMS Infectious Disease Playbook, a reference for infectious disease patient transport. Speakers also discuss the resources available to EMS dispatchers, providers, and physicians.
    Authors:Hick, John L.; Isakov, Alexander
    Type:Instructional/Training Material
    Access Notes:Site requires free registration.
    Link to presentation slides: https://asprtracie.hhs.gov/documents/ems-and-infectious-diseases-challenges-and-resources-for-provider-protection-508.pdf
    Link to Disaster Lit record for EMS Infectious Disease Playbook: https://disasterlit.nlm.nih.gov/record/15163
    ID:15168. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  4. Source:Norwegian Refugee Council
    Date Published:06/22/2017
    Format:PDF
    Annotation:This 94-page report examines progress in responding to the issues raised in a 2011 report about the wide range of institutional, operational, access, and security challenges that humanitarians face in volatile environments. It shows that the humanitarian community continues to grapple with the problem of its ability to stay and deliver effectively and responsibly in highly insecure environments. Progress has been made in a number of areas, yet the study also finds that not enough has changed, particularly at the field level, since 2011.
    Authors:Jackson, Ashley; Zyck, Steven
    Type:Report
    ID:15159. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  5. Source:National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
    Date Published:06/20/2017
    Format:Video or Multimedia
    Annotation:This one-hour course provides current information about refugee arrivals in the U.S., refugee mental health needs, and best practices. Presenters discuss how host communities/service providers need to take trauma and loss into consideration as they support refugees. They also discuss refugee core stressors; highlight the importance of creating trauma-informed, culturally accessible services; and utilize Trauma Systems Therapy for Refugees (TST-R) as an example of an intervention specifically tailored to address the needs of refugees.
    Authors:Benson, Molly; Abdi, Saida
    Type:Instructional/Training Material
    Access Notes:Site requires free registration.
    ID:15154. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  6. Source:U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
    Date Published:06/19/2017
    Format:Video or Multimedia
    Annotation:This Web page provides videos and materials from the 2017 Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Science Forum Webcast, held on May 31-June 1, 2017. Topics included FDA Response to Urgent Public Health Needs, Identification and Evaluation of New Biomarkers, and Patient and Consumer Engagement and Communication.
    Authors:Borio, Luciana; Gottlieb, Scott; Lander, Eric; et al.
    Type:Conference/Meeting Material
    ID:15143. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  7. Source:U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)
    Date Published:06/19/2017
    Format:PDF
    Annotation:This 86-page document from TRACIE (Technical Resources, Assistance Center, Information Exchange) guides the transport of patients known or suspected of having an infectious disease. Organized by type of precaution, it lists example diseases; the goal of precautions; dispatch actions; considerations for arriving emergency medical services (EMS), patient care, and transport; type and proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE); ambulance decontamination instructions; and links to resources for more information. It also includes general considerations for EMS dispatch and responders.
    Type:Report
    ID:15163. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  8. Source:Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
    Date Published:06/19/2017
    Format:PDF
    Annotation:This eight-page document discusses what is meant by school-based violence, how often it occurs, which individuals are involved, and what outcomes result from these behaviors. Topics include the scope of the problem, risk factors for youth violence, impacts of school violence, and evidence-based, school-based violence prevention programs.
    Type:Report
    ID:15141. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  9. Source:Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
    Date Published:06/19/2017
    Format:PDF
    Annotation:This 12-page document provides information about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and a table of PTSD diagnostic criteria. It discusses its prevalence, risk factors, outcomes and associations with other conditions, and evidence-based treatments for PTSD, including existing therapies to prevent its onset, relieve the symptoms, and lessen the disorder's duration.
    Type:Report
    ID:15142. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  10. Source:U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Date Published:06/15/2017
    Format:PDF
    Annotation:This one-page fact sheet provides information about two reports released by Microsoft and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) about multiple vulnerabilities with Microsoft products, including the Windows operating system, and a threat by a group DHS labels as Hidden Cobra. Both relate to the same type of vulnerability that allowed the WannaCry virus to spread. The fact sheet provides suggested safeguards and technical information.
    Type:Factsheet
    ID:15170. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     

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