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From the FEMA: Children & Disasters Newsletter
James Hirsch, a Region 7 member of FEMA’s YPC, wanted to learn if practice helps people prepare for emergencies like it does for a test or in sports. He decided to teach elementary students in Kansas City, MO, about preparedness. He first engaged teachers at two schools in his area—Kellybrook and Shoal Creek Elementary School—to administer a pre-test. The results helped him gauge the students’ existing knowledge about how to prepare for emergencies.
Norovirus is a common virus that spreads quickly. Many people in the US get sick with norovirus several times. Here are some tips to protect yourself from Norovirus.
The Department of Homeland Security recently released the National Cyber Incident Response Plan. This resource provides guidance related to cyber incidents and more specifically those with high likelihood to result in demonstrable harm to the nation's security interests, foreign relations, and/or economy well as the public confidence, civil liberties, or public health and safety of the American people.
National Cyber Incident Response Plan
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Intermedix is consolidating domains to enhance the speed and efficiency of their solution suite. As a result, the eICS, EMResource and EMTrack sites have moved.
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FDNY (Fire Department of New York) World Trade Center Health Program: Health Impacts on FDNY Rescue/Recovery Workers 15 Years: 2001 to 2016
This 100-page report provides a summary of the 15 years of health studies by the FDNY (Fire Department of New York) World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program, and is the most comprehensive post-disaster health report ever released. It includes updated numbers and metrics demonstrating the effective utilization of the FDNY WTC Health Program funded by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health under the Zadroga Act of 2010, which was reauthorized in 2015. Chapter topics include Physical Health Assessment, Mental Health Assessment, and Participation in Physical and Mental Health Services Provided to WTC-Exposed Members.
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