Publicly available EPA resources "designed to help first responders address emergency situations, assist facilities in complying with emergency management regulations, and give the public an improved understanding of chemicals in their community."
Disaster Lit®: the Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health is a database of links to disaster medicine and public health documents available on the Internet at no cost. Documents include expert guidelines, research reports, conference proceedings, training classes, fact sheets, websites, databases, and similar materials selected from over 700 organizations for a professional audience.
Developed by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) this database contains "accurate and concise information on high-priority chemical, biological and radiological agents that could be encountered by personnel responding to a terrorist event."
PubMed® comprises more than 33 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
The OFS helps protect people served by FNS programs from foodborne illness by developing food safety education, training, and technical assistance resources to support FNS program operators. OFS relies on science based food safety research and work closely with external food safety partners to make sure available food safety resources are useful and reflect current knowledge.
Nutrition and Food Services (NFS) develops and provides comprehensive evidenced based nutritional services for our Veterans and their families across VHA’s health care facilities. NFS delivers safe and high quality patient food services. NFS Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) serve as nutrition diagnosticians and medical nutrition therapists for Veterans and their families utilizing the nutrition care process and mentor future RDNs through VA Dietetic Internship programs.
Central clearing house and portal to information on improving preparedness and eliminating disparities for culturally diverse communities before, during and after an emergency. Includes links to full text resources, resource guides and a database of translated materials.
Wonder why zombies, zombie apocalypse, and zombie preparedness continue to live or walk dead on a CDC web site? As it turns out what first began as a tongue-in-cheek campaign to engage new audiences with preparedness messages has proven to be a very effective platform. We continue to reach and engage a wide variety of audiences on all hazards preparedness via “zombie preparedness."