The Disaster Information Management Research Center is part of the National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health. It is the world’s largest biomedical library. Below is a some of the librarian curated information provided on their website. For further information, peruse Disaster Lit @ disaster.nlm.nih.gov.
- Infectious Diseases: Pandemic, Epidemic and Disaster-Related Outbreaks
Links to information about infectious diseases including pandemic or potentially pandemic influenza (H1N1, H7N9), and other pandemics, epidemics and disaster-related disease outbreaks.
- Weather and Storms
Information about hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, extreme cold and other weather-related hazards.
- Fires and Wildfires
Resources about health issues related to fires and wildfires including injuries, carbon monoxide poisoning, and coping with stress.
Resources about biological warfare agents, bioterrorism, and tools to help identify and treat exposure to biological agents.
- Chemical Emergencies
Information about chemical emergencies, both accidental and intentional, including tools to help first responders identify, contain and treat hazardous substances.
- Aliso Canyon Natural Gas (Methane) Leak Resources
- Chemical Warfare
- Crude Oil Spills and Health
- Lead in the Flint, Michigan Water System
- Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill 2010
- TVA Kingston Fossil Plan Coal Ash Spill
- CHEMM – Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management
- WISER – Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders
- Tox Town
- Geological Hazards
Resources about geological hazards including health-related information about earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis, landslides and mudslides.
- Radiation Emergencies
Resources and tools about responding to radiation emergencies.