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  1. Source:World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM)
    Date Published:02/23/2017
    Format:Video or Multimedia
    Annotation:This 46-minute webinar demonstrates the use of the National Library of Medicine (NLM)'s Disaster Lit, which contains the often hard-to-find guidelines, white papers, trainings, and other important materials that are published in a wide range of places, and about a set of HAZMAT/CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear) information tools that assist responders in the field. The NLM speaker also discusses the Emergency Access Initiative (EAI), a collaboration between NLM and publishers to provide temporary free access to full-text articles to healthcare professionals and libraries affected by disasters.
    Authors:Norton, Elizabeth
    Type:Instructional/Training Material
    ID:14416. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  2. Source:United Nations (UN)
    Date Published:02/22/2017
    Format:Video or Multimedia
    Annotation:This two-hour course provides an introduction to the health challenges, as well as the opportunities, that can be associated with climate change. It explains how mitigation and adaptation policies and measures in health and related sectors can benefit the human health, and presents tools to assess and integrate health within climate change policies and strategies, and vice versa. Several examples of how countries are responding to the health challenges posed by climate change, including taking advantage of the opportunities, are presented.
    Type:Instructional/Training Material
    Access Notes:Site requires free registration.
    ID:14406. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  3. Source:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    Date Published:02/21/2017
    Format:PDF (46 pages)
    Annotation:This 46-page toolkit is a suite of tools and resources to help health departments educate and inform healthcare providers to identify, counsel, report, and follow pregnant women and their infants who have tested positive for Zika virus infection. It includes resources to assist obstetricians with identification, diagnosis, and reporting of Zika virus infection in pregnant women. It is part of the U.S. Zika Pregnancy Registry, which depends on the voluntary collaboration of healthcare workers and local health departments to report complete and accurate case information.
    Type:Guideline/Assessment Tool
    ID:14395. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  4. Source:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    Date Published:02/21/2017
    Format:PDF (36 pages)
    Annotation:This 36-page toolkit is a suite of tools and resources to help health departments educate and inform healthcare providers to identify, counsel, report, and follow infants born to pregnant women with laboratory evidence of Zika virus infection. It includes materials to assist pediatricians with identification, diagnosis, and reporting of congenital Zika virus infection in infants. It is part of the U.S. Zika Pregnancy Registry, which depends on the voluntary collaboration of healthcare workers and local health departments to report complete and accurate case information.
    Type:Guideline/Assessment Tool
    ID:14396. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  5. Source:Oxfam GB
    Date Published:02/17/2017
    Format:PDF (50 pages)
    Annotation:This 50-page systematic review discusses how individuals and organizations responding to humanitarian crises recognize the need to improve urban emergency response and preparedness, including the need to devise better methods for assessing vulnerability within urban populations. It represents the first attempt to systematically search, sort, and synthesize the existing evidence in order to consolidate findings on the tools, methods, and metrics used to identify and prioritize vulnerable people, households, and communities, including those displaced within and to urban areas.
    Authors:Patel, Ronak; King, Jami; Phelps, Laura; et al.
    Type:Report
    ID:14388. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  6. Source:American Public Health Association (APHA)
    Date Published:02/16/2017
    Format:Video or Multimedia
    Annotation:This all-day meeting about climate and health was a working session for participants, providing a crucial platform for members of public health professions, the climate community, and officials tasked with responding to local health problems, to come together around solutions. Panel topics included Connecting Climate Change and Public Health: State of the Science; Co-Benefits: The Good News Story of Climate Change and Health; and Protecting Public Health From Climate-Related Threats: Lessons from Across the Globe.
    Authors:Gore, Al; Benjamin, Georges; Jha, Ashish; et al.
    Type:Instructional/Training Material
    Access Notes:Video recording is eight hours, 13 minutes long.
    ID:14394. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  7. Source:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    Date Published:02/16/2017
    Annotation:This resource list has been created for healthcare and public health lawyers to stay up to date on Zika-related legal and policy issues. The resources describe and discuss law and policy topics related to Zika. The list includes specific sources related to Zika preparedness and response, as well as more general resources on the topic. Resource formats are Briefs and Fact Sheets, Presentations and Webcasts, and Commentaries.
    Type:Bibliography/Resource List
    Access Notes:Link to list in a PDF file: https://www.cdc.gov/phlp/docs/zika-resources.pdf
    ID:14409. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  8. Source:International Peace Institute (IPI)
    Date Published:02/15/2017
    Format:PDF (28 pages)
    Annotation:This 28-page document is a case study of the first-ever emergency health mission, the United Nations (UN) Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), during the Ebola outbreak in 2014-2015. It examines how the UN, with member-state support, can provide a whole-of-system response through coordination, partnership, and creative use of existing tools. It discusses if the mission was needed, if it was properly structured, and if it delivered, and offers eight broad lessons for UN crisis response.
    Authors:Lupel, Adam; Snyder, Michael
    Type:Report
    ID:14404. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  9. Source:U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)
    Date Published:02/07/2017
    Format:Video or Multimedia
    Annotation:The purpose of this one-hour, 27-minute webinar is to familiarize participants with the Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP) Coalition Surge Test. It provides an overview of the Coalition Surge Test (CST), including its phases, history, and development. The webinar discusses HPP requirements related to the CST, and features presentations by speakers from South Dakota, Texas, and Michigan, who share their CST implementation experience.
    Authors:Dugas, Scott; Mangieri, William; Sheehan, Kevin; et al.
    Type:Instructional/Training Material
    Access Notes:Site requires free registration.
    Link to presentation slides: https://asprtracie.hhs.gov/documents/hpp%20coalition%20surge%20test%20webinar%20final.pdf
    ID:14390. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  10. Source:Norwegian Refugee Council, Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC)
    Date Published:02/06/2017
    Format:PDF (13 pages)
    Annotation:This 13-page case study of the Great East Japan Earthquake in March 2011 highlights the importance of addressing the profound social and psychological consequences of displacement in order to reduce the impacts associated with prolonged and protracted displacement, particularly for vulnerable older people. It details that while good progress has been made in the recovery of many of the affected municipalities, some areas have lagged behind, and the disaster is far from over for some 134,000 evacuees who remain displaced almost six years later.
    Type:Report
    ID:14407. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     

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