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National Center for Environmental Healthwww.phppo.cdc.gov/phtn/stress-05/default.asp
This webcast from the National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry and Public Health Training Network deals with the physical, emotional, and mental stressors first responders face when called to a technological disaster. It gives practical coping strategies and resources for dealing with stress.
Federal Emergency Management Agencywww.fema.gov/pdf/nims/nimswebarticle1.pdf
This document from the Federal Emergency Management Agency clarifies the relationship between the Hospital Emergency Incident Command System and the National Incident Management System.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Qualitywww.ahrq.gov/research/epri/
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has released this new tool, the Emergency Preparedness Resource Inventory, which allows local and regional planners to assemble an inventory of critical resources that would be useful in responding to a bioterrorist attack.
Bulletin of the World Health Organizationwww.who.int/bulletin/volumes/83/1/71.pdf
The January 2005 issue of the Bulletin of the World Health Organization featured this article, “Mental and social health during and after acute emergencies: emerging consensus.”