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Emergency Medical Services Links

Disaster and Emergency Operations Pages

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  • Compilation of Disaster Related Resources on the Web. The Global Health Disaster Network. This is a fairly comprehensive listing of disaster resource sites on the web. Sites from all over the globe are represented. If you're looking for one stop shopping for disaster related information, this is a great place to start.
  • U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services - Office of Emergency Preparedness. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Emergency Preparedness, (HHS/OEP) coordinates the Department's efforts to provide assistance to supplement State and Local resources in response to public health and medical care needs following a disaster or event. Disaster and events include: Natural Disasters; Technological Disasters; and Terrorism. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is the primary agency under Emergency Support Function #8 of the Federal Response Plan to coordinate the Federal health and medical services to areas affected by disasters. This site includes detailed information about the 2001 National Disaster Medical System conference.
  • Radiation Emergency Assistance Center Radioactive materials are among the many kinds of hazardous substances emergency responders might have to deal with in an accident. This site contains useful emergency managment information for both hospital and prehospital personnel.
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency. The FEMA site is very well done with a terrific blend of information and graphics. The site reflects FEMA's increased influence and responsiveness in disaster planning and recovering and is well worth a visit. Those who dislike receiving "cookies" from web sites will find that this site wishes to set quite a few of them.
  • National Transportation Safety Board. This web site has many of the NTSB accident investigation reports, including reports for the Universe Explorer fire and Star Princess grounding, are available for download in PDF format. Still other reports are available for ordering through the site.
  • Colorado Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) Page. This page is very useful. It not only provides a wealth of information about the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) but it provides links to NDMS and DMAT sites throughout the country.
  • Texas - 1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team.
  • American Red Cross.