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Helping Children Prepare for Disasters

Helping Children Prepare for Disasters

This site helps kids put together a disaster supply kit, set up ... (more)

This site helps kids put together a disaster supply kit, set up a family disaster plan, read about what they might feel in a disaster, learn about pet protection, read a series of stories about kids who are always prepared for a natural disaster, and join Project IMPACT, a community damage mitigation program. (less)

Subject:
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Collection:
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Provider:
Federal Emergency Management Agency
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Introduction to Mental Health and Disaster Preparedness

Introduction to Mental Health and Disaster Preparedness

This presentation introduces the topics of disaster mental health services, mental health ... (more)

This presentation introduces the topics of disaster mental health services, mental health surge capacity, and psychiatric first aid. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Lecture Notes
Syllabi
Collection:
JHSPH OpenCourseWare
Provider:
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Author:
Parker,Cindy
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Learning from Hurricane Sandy: What is ResilIence?

Learning from Hurricane Sandy: What is ResilIence?

Students create a web and define the word "resilience," read a blog ... (more)

Students create a web and define the word "resilience," read a blog about the resilience of one Brooklyn school community that was hit by Hurricane Sandy, and consider what being prepared and resilient might mean at their own school. (less)

Subject:
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Readings
Collection:
Teachable Moment
Provider:
Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility
Author:
Marieke van Woerkom
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Public Health Emergency Planning and Management for Districts

Public Health Emergency Planning and Management for Districts

Universities in the Eastern Africa Region have come together to implement an ... (more)

Universities in the Eastern Africa Region have come together to implement an initiative Health Emergency Management Program (HEMP) that will build the capacity of local governments in the region to manage and plan for response to major disasters of public health importance. The Eastern African Region is prone to many natural and technological disasters of different kinds. There is not one nation in the region that is not vulnerable to the devastating effects of these disasters. Many of these disasters have a public health significance either directly in the case of epidemics of infectious diseases, or indirectly as a result of the breakdown of infrastructure associated with these disasters. The purpose of this initiative therefore is to increase the capacity of districts to plan for response, mitigation and preparedness for disasters, so as to reduce human suffering, morbidity and mortality that often arise from such incidents. (less)

Subject:
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Full Course
Collection:
African Health OER Network
Provider:
East Africa HEALTH Alliance
Author:
East Africa HEALTH Alliance
No Strings Attached
Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country

Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country

This handbook provides information about the threat posed by earthquakes in the ... (more)

This handbook provides information about the threat posed by earthquakes in the San Francisco Bay region and explains how you can prepare for, survive, and recover from these inevitable events. If you live or work in the region, you need to know why you should be concerned with earthquakes, what you can expect during and after a quake, and what you need to do beforehand to be safe and reduce damage. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Readings
Collection:
USGS
Provider:
U.S. Geological Survey
No Strings Attached
Tornado Thursday!

Tornado Thursday!

Today you will learn about tornadoes, how they are measured, and what ... (more)

Today you will learn about tornadoes, how they are measured, and what to do in the event of a tornado. Using this information, you will create a plan that can be implemented either at home, in school, or in a public place like the mall, library, or movies. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Collection:
Instructional Architect
Provider:
Instructional Architect
Author:
Ms. Greeley
No Strings Attached
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Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Assessments
Full Course
Homework and Assignments
Lecture Notes
Syllabi
Collection:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
George Kocur
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