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NAP Offers Collection of Resources on Emergency Preparedness

Apr 04, 2013

The National Academies Press collection of Emergency Preparedness reports provides practical guidelines, targeted resources, actionable recommendations, and user-friendly templates and checklists for all stakeholders in a disaster response, including state and local governments, emergency medical services, and health care centers. The research-based reports in this collection also examine the improvement of emergency services in rural communities and recommend post-disaster public engagement practices. You can rely on The National Academies to provide you with the best practical guidance and actionable recommendations to prepare for the next disaster, crisis, or hazard--saving lives and protecting property. Exam Copies are available on request from professors. Current titles can be downloaded for free as a pdf and include:

. Crisis Standards of Care: A Systems Framework for Catastrophic Disaster Response (2012)
. Disaster Resilience: A National Imperative (2012)
. Disasters by Design: A Reassessment of Natural Hazards in the United States (1999)
. Facing Hazards and Disasters: Understanding Human Dimensions (2006)
. Improving Disaster Management: The Role of IT in Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, and Recovery
. Preparedness and Response to a Rural Mass Casualty Incident: Workshop Summary (2011)
. Increasing National Resilience to Hazards and Disasters: The Perspective from the Gulf Coast of Louisiana
and Mississippi: Summary of a Workshop (2011)
. Tsunami Warning and Preparedness: An Assessment of the U.S. Tsunami Program and the Nation's
Preparedness Efforts(2011)
. National Earthquake Resilience: Research, Implementation, and Outreach (2011)
. Building Community Disaster Resilience Through Private-Public Collaboration(2011)

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