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Children in Disasters and Emergencies: Health Information Guide

Overview

The following organizations collaborated with the National Library of Medicine on the development of this page:

 

Information by Topic Area

The searches below find resources from two National Library of Medicine databases:

  • Disaster Lit®: links to disaster medicine and public health documents for a professional audience, available on the internet at no cost. Includes expert guidelines, research reports, conference proceedings, training classes, fact sheets, websites, databases, and more.
  • PubMed: more than 28 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. May include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

Click on the searches below, or go directly to the databases and develop your own searches.

All Topics
Natural Disasters

Fires/Wildfires

Earthquakes

Hurricanes

Tornadoes

Floods

CBRNE
Infectious Diseases
Psychological and Behavioral Health
Special Topics

Active Shooter

Children with Disabilities

Hospital Preparedness

Resilience

Neonatal

Patient Tracking and Family Reunification

School and Care Providers

Sheltering

Key Organizations and Agencies

Federal Government
National Organizations
State and Local Government
International
Other Organizations