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1. Fits and Starts: Reactionary Biodefense
Date Published: 10/9/2018
Format: Video or Multimedia
Annotation: This day-long event was held to provide the Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense with a better understanding of how far the nation has come in addressing biological threats, and how much work remains. Speakers reexamined the anthrax events of 2001, as well as subsequent biological events, and shared their experiences and viewpoints....[more] [less]
Authors: Fink, Sheri; Daschle, Tom; Lillibridge, Scott R.; Murch, Randall; Cannon, Andrew; et al.
Type: Conference/Meeting Material
Access Notes: Link to page of videos: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/hudson-institute
ID: 18013. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
2. Global Warming of 1.5 °C
Date Published: 10/8/2018
Format: PDF
Annotation: This special report details the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable development, and efforts to eradicate poverty. It discusses how any increase in global warming is projected to affect human health, with primarily negative consequences, and adaptation is expected to be more challenging for ecosystems, food, and health systems at 2°C of global warming than for 1.5°C....[more] [less]
Authors: Cramer, Wolfgang; Aragon-Durand, Fernando; Allen, Myles; Solecki, William; Dube, Pauline; et al.
Type: Report
Access Notes: This page provides links to each chapter, summaries, and related documents.
ID: 18018. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
3. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria: Findings on Supply Chain Resilience
Date Published: 10/2/2018
Format: Video or Multimedia
Annotation: This 35-minute webinar discusses case studies conducted about the impact of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria on supply chain resilience. The case studies are intended to provide background and analysis to inform efforts to adjust policy, strategy, and operations dealing with catastrophic preparedness and response....[more] [less]
Authors: Palin, Philip; Kaufman, David; Barton, Delilah
Type: Instructional/Training Material
ID: 18015. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
4. Technologies to Address Global Catastrophic Biological Risks
Date Published: 10/2018
Format: PDF
Annotation: This 71-page study highlights how strategic investment in 15 promising technologies could help make the world better prepared and equipped to prevent future infectious disease outbreaks from becoming catastrophic events. It provides context for those technologies, demonstrating their promise, limitations, and conditions under which they might be developed and employed successfully....[more] [less]
Authors: Watson, Crystal; Sell, Tara Kirk ; Watson, Matthew; Rivers, Caitlin; Hurtado, Christopher; et al.
Type: Report
ID: 18008. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
5. Economic Losses, Poverty and Disasters: 1998-2017
Date Published: 10/2018
Format: PDF
Annotation: This 33-page report evaluates total disaster-related economic losses and fatalities between 1998 and 2017. The report finds that between 1998 and 2017, climate-related and geophysical disasters killed 1.3 million people and left a further 4.4 billion injured, homeless, displaced, or in need of emergency assistance. While the majority of fatalities were due to geophysical events, mostly earthquakes and tsunamis, 91 percent of all disasters were caused by floods, storms, droughts, heatwaves, and other extreme weather events....[more] [less]
Authors: McClean, Denis; Wallemacq, Pascaline; House, Rowena
Type: Report
ID: 18009. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
6. Plague: Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016
Date Published: 10/2018
Format: PDF
Annotation: This three-page report on plague is based on data for 2016 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on April 4, 2018. TESSy is a system for the collection, analysis, and dissemination of data on communicable diseases. In 2016, no cases of plague were reported in European Union/European Economic Area countries. Autochthonous plague has not occurred in Europe for several decades....[more] [less]
Type: Report
ID: 18012. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
7. Holding the Line on Biodefense: State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Reinforcements Needed
Date Published: 10/2018
Format: PDF
Annotation: This 62-page report describes the need to see state governors, territorial governors and administrators, tribal leaders, mayors, borough council presidents, and township supervisors make biodefense a greater priority before biological attacks, accidents, outbreaks, epidemics, and pandemics place the lives of their constituents at risk. It recommends eight key steps that will increase the capability of state, local, tribal, and territorial governments to share with the federal government the burden of preparedness for, response to, and recovery from large-scale biological events....[more] [less]
Type: Report
ID: 18014. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
8. Major Earthquakes and Cascading Events: Potential Health and Medical Implications
Date Published: 10/2018
Format: PDF
Annotation: This 56-page from TRACIE (Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange) provides an overview of the potential significant health and medical response and recovery needs facing areas affected by a major earthquake with or without additional cascading events. The focus is on human health and the healthcare system response to earthquakes, with a discussion of overarching, immediate, short-term, and long-term considerations for healthcare emergency planners....[more] [less]
Type: Report
ID: 18019. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
9. Jacksonville Shooting: Fire Department Response to the Incident
Date Published: 10/2018
Format: PDF
Annotation: This four-page document from TRACIE (Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange) is the transcript of an interview with an emergency medical specialist about the Jacksonville Fire Department's response to an active shooter incident on August 25, 2018. Since this incident, the department has installed a response package in its computer-aided dispatch system that would send a sizable contingent of resources to an active shooter call....[more] [less]
Authors: Elias, Brad; Hick, John L.
Type: Report
ID: 18020. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
10. Medical Surge and the Role of Health Clinics
Date Published: 10/2018
Format: PDF
Annotation: This 58-page report from TRACIE (Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange) summarizes a project that conducted 175 online surveys with health clinic leaders from 38 states to collect their perceptions about the role of health clinics in supporting the health and medical response to disasters or emergencies. The survey and follow-up interviews sought to assess the Health Clinic Role in Emergency Response; Health Clinic Infrastructure and Scope of Emergency Response; Emergency Preparedness: Procedures and Collaborations; and Health Clinic Characteristics....[more] [less]
Type: Report
ID: 18027. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
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