Ascension LibTip Disaster Preparedness Resources
This list, prepared by the Ascension Sacred Heart's Medical Librarian from other sources, is provided for information only. Referral to these sites does not imply the endorsement of Ascension Health of either the organization or their contents, expressed views, programs, or political activities. Further, Ascension does not endorse any commercial products that may be advertised or available from these organizations or on these websites. This list is not meant to be comprehensive; the exclusion of a site does not reflect the quality of that site. Please note that sites and URLs are subject to change without warning. 31 March 2023 MASH
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) - Children and Disasters
This AAP website provides information on equitable disaster planning and management for children of all ages.
American Hospital Association (AHA) - Emergency Readiness
The AHA provides links to resources that can aid hospitals in emergency situations.
American Medical Association (AMA) - Public Health
This AMA website offers physicians tools they may need to face challenges from cancer to COVID-19, vaccinations to tobacco use, and so much more.
American Public Health Association (APHA) - Get Ready
This updated APHA website helps American prepare for all disasters and hazards, including flu, infectious diseases, natural disasters and other emergencies. It includes information on preventing coronavirus, the flu, fact sheets on people with disabilities, and keeping pets safe in an emergency.
Provides information on disaster preparedness such as wildfires. Information about donating blood. And being a volunteer in a disaster, at a blood drive, or being a digital advocate.
Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) - Emergency Preparedness
Provides links to information on a variety of topics from natural disasters to pandemics.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
CDC - Bioterrorism
CDC - Emergency Preparedness & Response
CDC - National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH)
CDC - National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD)
CDC - National Center for Emergency and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID)
CDC - Natural Disasters and Severe Weather
CDC - Hurricanes
Department of Energy (DOE)
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory -
Advice for Safeguarding Buildings Against Chemical or Biological Attack
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) - Ready.gov
Ready.gov - Hurricanes
Disaster Assistance Improvement Program (DAIP)
DAIP provides survivors with information, support, services, and means to access and apply for disaster assistance.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Environmental Protection Agency - Chemicals and Toxics Topics
Food and Drug Administration - Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER)
FDA - Bioterrorism and Drug Preparedness
FDA - Emergency Preparedness - Drugs
FDA - National Disaster Preparedness and Response - Drugs
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health - Center for Health Security
International Association for Disaster Preparedness and Response (DERA)
National Library of Medicine (NLM)
MedlinePlus - Disaster Preparation and Recovery
MedlinePlus - Biodefense and Bioterrorism
Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders (WISER)