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Understanding how disasters impact the health system; planning, responding, training and coordinating
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Hospital Disaster Readiness: Why Are We Unprepared?

Article and recommendations from Dr Daniel Kollek at the Center for Excellence in Emergency Preparedness (Ontario, Canada). Pretty darn accurate, I'd say. Would like to know more about the resources he describes....
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Recommendations for #HPHEP training

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31 presentations from the Australian Health Emergency Coordinators Conference

Australian Health Emergency Coordinators Conference (2010) - 'resilience in the face of adversity'. A wealth of information from colleagues who've suffered more than their share of disasters and emergencies over the last few years.
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Canterbury District Health Board - updates following NZ earthquakes

Rolling updates on the activities and key messages from the CDHB in New Zealand in response to the 2011 earthquakes
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Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities

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Awesome tools and functional needs framework developed by the folks at BCCPD here in Vancouver.
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Evacuation - Emergency Preparedness - preparing hospitals for disasters

Evacuation - Emergency Preparedness - preparing hospitals for disasters | Health Emergency Management | Scoop.it
Hospital evacuation checklists and resources from California Hospitals Association
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WHO/Europe | Hospital emergency response checklist

WHO/Europe | Hospital emergency response checklist | Health Emergency Management | Scoop.it
An all-hazards tool for hospital administrators and emergency managers...
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Ottawa opens emergency drug stockpile to ease shortage

Ottawa opens emergency drug stockpile to ease shortage | Health Emergency Management | Scoop.it
The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) opens the national emergency drug stockpile to help ease the ongoing drug shortage caused by production problems at Sandoz Canada
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Allocating Scarce Resources in Disasters: Emergency Department Principles

The ethical and logistical challenges of doing the greatest good for the greatest number.
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Publications - NZ ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

Publications - NZ ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management | Health Emergency Management | Scoop.it
Dozens of downloadable docs on a broad range of disaster and emergency management topics, from building safety evaluation to competency frameworks to recovery mgmt.
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Crisis Standards of Care: A Systems Framework for Catastrophic Disaster Response

Crisis Standards of Care: A Systems Framework for Catastrophic Disaster Response | Health Emergency Management | Scoop.it
Only 650 pages but a number of sections or 'templates' for different subgroups within the Health sector.
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Safe Hospitals General Information - Area on Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief

Safe Hospitals General Information - Area on Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief | Health Emergency Management | Scoop.it
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imizing risk - making our hospitals more resilient. Tools and resources from PAHO.
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Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Disaster Situations in the Caribbean - Area on Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Disaster Situations in the Caribbean - Area on Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief | Health Emergency Management | Scoop.it
Area on Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief - Pan American Health Organization...
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Initial Intake and Assessment Tool - PHE

Health & ESS - a US gov initial intake tool to help people with special needs find appropriate shelter
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