Public Health Practices: Enhancing Emergency Preparedness & Response
Public Health Practices
Enhancing Emergency Preparedness & Response
ASTHO - The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

Identifying

Identifying At-Risk Populations

Guide for Including People with Disabilities in Disaster Preparedness Planning

The guide provides recommendations and tools for people with many different types of disabilities. The guide includes sections on outreach and identification, planning, communication, evacuation, and...

Special Needs Task Force and Registry (NC)

New Hanover County, North Carolina, built and maintained a voluntary special needs emergency registry through their Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP). The registry was initiated in 1997...

Equity in Emergency Response Communications Toolkit (WA)

An expansive web site created by the Public Health-Seattle & King County Advanced Practice Center describes a collaboration between the health department and community-based organizations to...

Kansas Vulnerable Populations Outreach

A Special Needs Populations Assessment Toolkit represents part of a pandemic influenza mapping and outreach project conducted by the Kansas Association of Local Health Departments. The toolkit...

Polk County Special Population Planning (WI)

Special Population Planning creates a method for providing emergency responders in a Wisconsin county with a medical registry for special populations that may require assistance during an emergency...

Neighbor to Neighbor Network (MO)

The Neighbor to Neighbor Network is a local, grassroots project that designates community hierarchies to establish communication about vulnerabilities between neighbors and offer support for...

Churches, ARC, Volunteer Neighborhood Network (MS)

The brief, local American Red Cross plan involves a concept of operations to develop neighborhood support networks with local fire departments and churches during a pandemic. The concept offers...