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1. Definitions and Principles to Inform Human Trafficking Prevention
Date Published: 4/24/2019
Format: PDF
Annotation: This 13-page document describes common definitions, terminology, and principles of violence prevention to inform the development and implementation of activities to prevent human trafficking. It describes key concepts for organizations and communities to consider when integrating prevention strategies, approaches, and services into anti-trafficking efforts. It also provides a framework for the development of national, state, tribal, and local collaborations to prevent human trafficking....[more] [less]
Type: Dictionary/Glossary
ID: 19389. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
2. Sphere Glossary
Date Published: 3/2019
Format: PDF
Annotation: This 18-page glossary defines terms relevant to the Sphere Project, Sphere Handbook, and humanitarian response. It includes terms related to climate change, public health risks, and disaster-affected populations.
Type: Dictionary/Glossary
ID: 19209. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
3. DoD (Department of Defense) Directive 5101.20E: DoD Biological Select Agents and Toxins (BSAT) Biosafety and Biosecurity Program
Date Published: 1/25/2019
Format: PDF
Annotation: The purpose of this 10-page document is to establish policy and assign responsibilities for the Department of Defense (DoD) Biological Select Agents and Toxins (BSAT) Security Program, and for meeting the safety standards for microbiological and biomedical laboratories. It provides guidelines and functions for the DoD BSAT Biorisk Program, and a related glossary....[more] [less]
Type: Guideline/Assessment Tool
ID: 18748. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
4. Glossary of Terms: Climate Change
Date Published: 4/6/2018
Format: PDF
Annotation: This 55-page document is a glossary of terms related to climate change. It is Chapter 7 of the Global Warming of 1.5 Degrees C report.
Type: Dictionary/Glossary
ID: 16438. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
5. Children and Disasters: Disaster Phases
Date Published: 2018
Format: Text
Annotation: This Web page provides definitions of and information about the phases of terrorism and disaster preparedness, and lists different types of disasters, some of which occur without warning, while others leave time for preparation. It discusses the unique needs of children in disasters, and the need to ensure children's needs are addressed in all disaster preparedness plans....[more] [less]
Type: Dictionary/Glossary
ID: 18508. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
6. ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) National Network Learning Session: Innovative Ideas for Ensuring Your Emergency Operations Plans Are Inclusive for the Whole Community
Date Published: 11/9/2017
Format: Video or Multimedia
Annotation: This one-hour, 16-minute webinar explores innovative, efficient, and effective tools that will guide an agency to meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements for emergency preparedness, response, and recovery efforts. Resources are shared that will assist plans with compliance, while building comprehensive and collaborative partnerships in communities to enhance emergency plans. It discusses how to raise confidence in bringing the appropriate agencies to the table to help build inclusive plans....[more] [less]
Authors: Gerk, Kathryn
Type: Instructional/Training Material
Access Notes: This Web page provides presentation slides, a glossary, checklist, questionnaire, transcript, and video and audio recordings.
ID: 16674. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
7. National Incident Management System: Third Edition, October 2017
Date Published: 10/16/2017
Format: PDF
Annotation: This 133-page document, updated in 2017 from the last edition in 2008, details the National Incident Management System (NIMS), which guides all levels of government, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and the private sector to work together to prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to, and recover from threats, hazards, and incidents. The scope of NIMS includes all incidents, regardless of size, complexity, or scope, and planned events (e.g., sporting events)....[more] [less]
Type: Report
Access Notes: Direct link to document: https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1508151197225-ced8c60378c3936adb92c1a3ee6f6564/FINAL_NIMS_2017.pdf
Glossary is in Chapter VI.
Link to Disaster Lit record for NIMS video presentation: https://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov/search/id:16561
ID: 16020. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
8. Dictionary of Radiation Terms
Date Published: 8/2017
Format: Text
Annotation: This Web page from the National Library of Medicine Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM) provides an alphabetical dictionary and glossary of radiation terms.
Type: Dictionary/Glossary
ID: 16488. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
9. Community Mitigation Guidelines to Prevent Pandemic Influenza-United States, 2017: Technical Report 2: Supplemental Appendices 1-7
Date Published: 4/21/2017
Format: Text
Annotation: This 79-page document provides appendices to the Community Mitigation Guidelines to Prevent Pandemic Influenza. Appendices are Glossary of Terms; Guidelines Development Process: List of Contributors and Their Roles; Methods for Developing NPI (Nonpharmaceutical Intervention) Recommendations; Rating Scheme Methods to Assess Evidence Quality and Develop Recommendations for NPIs: Applying the Community Guide Approach; NPI Body of Evidence Summary Table; List of Individual Studies Included in 14 NPI Systematic Literature Reviews and Meta-Analyses; and Tools and Resources for Pandemic Influenza Planning and Preparedness....[more] [less]
Type: Report
Access Notes: Link to Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) summary: https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/66/rr/rr6601a1.htm
Link to Technical Report 1: Chapters 1-4 https://stacks.cdc.gov/view/cdc/44313
ID: 14867. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
10. Full-Text Glossary
Date Published: 4/2017
Format: Text
Annotation: This Web page provides an alphabetical glossary of terms related to nuclear security, nuclear safety, radioactive waste, and other nuclear energy issues.
Type: Dictionary/Glossary
ID: 16487. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
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