Resources for Core Competencies in Disaster Health

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3.0 Demonstrate situational awareness of actual/potential health hazards before, during, and after a disaster or public health emergency

3.1 Identify general indicators and epidemiological clues that may signal the onset or exacerbation of a disaster or public health emergency

3.2 Describe measures to maintain situational awareness before, during, and after a disaster or public health emergency

Get tech ready. Federal Emergency Management Agency.

CDC surveillance resource center. Centers for Disaster Control and Prevention.

"If you see something, say something" campaign. U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Situational awareness PDF. In: Team Coordination Training Instructor Guide v.2. U.S. Coast Guard.

Natural hazards and disaster information resources. University of Colorado at Boulder, Natural Hazards Center.

Toner ES. Creating situational awareness: A Systems Approach. Center for Biosecurity. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Shimanski C. Situational awareness in mountain rescue PDF. Mountain Rescue Association.

Crisis Mappers: A humanitarian technology network. Crisis Mappers.

Google Crisis Map. Google.

Guha-Sapir D, Vos F, Below R, with Ponserre S. Annual disaster statistical review 2011: The numbers and trends. PDF Brussels: CRED.

Endsley MR, Robertson MM. Training for situation awareness PDF. In: Endsley MR, Garland DJ, eds. Situation Awareness Analysis and Measurement. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2000.

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4.0 Communicate effectively with others in a disaster or public health emergency

4.1 Identify authoritative sources for information in a disaster or public health emergency

4.2 Explain principles of crisis and emergency risk communication to meet the needs of all ages and populations in a disaster or public health emergency

4.3 Identify strategies for appropriate sharing of information in a disaster or public health emergency

4.4 Identify cultural issues and challenges in the development and dissemination of risk communication in a disaster or public health emergency

Incident Command System (ICS). Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Crisis & Emergency Risk Communication (CERC). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Improvised nuclear device response and recovery: Communicating in the immediate aftermath. Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Engaging the Public in Critical Disaster Planning and Decision Making - Workshop Summary. Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

Crisis Mappers: A humanitarian technology network. Crisis Mappers.

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5.0 Demonstrate knowledge of personal safety measures that can be implemented in a disaster or public health emergency

5.1 Explain general health, safety, and security risks associated with disasters and public health emergencies

5.2 Describe risk reduction measures that can be implemented to mitigate or prevent hazardous exposures in a disaster or public health emergency

Emergency preparedness & response. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Emergency preparedness and response: Preparation & planning. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Frequently asked questions: HAZWOPER. U.S. Department of Labor.

Core community policing resources. U.S. Department of Justice: Community Oriented Policing Services.

Consult your workplace specific safety laws, rules and plan.

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