Volunteers are critical to disaster response and recovery. Learn more about volunteers in disasters during National Volunteer Week.
Flooding and power outages can compromise food safety. Learn more about food safety preparedness and how to keep food safe after a disaster.
For most of the United States the risk of flooding is greater during the spring and summer, and NOAA has predicted a moderate risk of flooding for the spring of 2015. Learn more about flood preparedness.
Avian influenza infections have recently been reported in poultry flocks and wild birds in the United States. Learn more about CDC's response and preparedness efforts regarding these infections.
ASPR recently released the 2015-2018 National Health Security Strategy and Implementation Plan and the National Health Security Review from 2010-2014. Learn more about these documents.
The Acting Director of the National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health, Dr. Kenneth Schor is featured in the February 12th issue of the USUHS Pulse.
NCDMPH recently published a new web page with resources and information about influenza. Learn more here!
NCDMPH is proud to release our fifth annual report, the first time the report has been released to the public. Read more...
Our peer-reviewed learning objects cover relevant topics related to pediatric disaster health. Visit our online learning page to explore lessons that discuss topics such as: tracking & reunification of children in disasters; radiation issues in children; and psychosocial impacts of disasters on children. Lessons are accredited with continuing education credits via the Professional Education Services Group, an accredited CME company.
NCDMPH recently received a CDC grant, along with Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the State of Maryland's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, to examine and enhance public health workers' sense of efficacy toward Hurricane Sandy recovery. Further information ...
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Volunteers from Nechama and Muslims for Humanity work to clean up after the 2013 Colorado floods. -- Source: Michael Rieger/FEMA