Monthly Archives: September 2014

Supporting the Supporters

Supporting the Supporters Handbook. Excellent document (82 pp.) and supporting materials on the topic of supporting disaster responders.  See my post on Sept. 23 on  for more details. Written by Jolie Wills of the NZ Red Cross.

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New Website for Health Resources on Children in Disasters

Health Resources on Children in Disasters and Emergencies — this new  NIH-based webpage is collaboration between several federal and national agencies and the National Library of Medicine. It is a compendium of resources related to medical and public health issues … Continue reading

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21 States Do Not Meet Emergency Preparedness Standards for Kids

This past weekend, the Washington Post was full of sad stories of children who dies in unregulated day care facilities here in VA. Today USAToday reports this article: Report: 21 states don’t meet emergency prep standards for kids. The lead … Continue reading

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