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CERT Triage Training

This video, from the Tigard CERT, explains how to do basic medical triage, which is necessary to help medical personnel prioritize the health needs of victims. 

Understanding FEMA

This webinar, recorded by the United Way in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, explains how individuals and organizations can receive FEMA assistance.

Taking Initiative: Building Disaster Resistant Communities

This video introduces the concept of disaster mitigation and explains how communities can take steps to reduce the impact of a natural disaster, such as changing how homes are constructed so they will not flood as easily.

FEMA Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers

Life Cycle of a FEMA Temporary Housing Unit

The Disaster Recovery Center Process

Building Mitigation Success

A disaster survivor of Hurricane Sandy discusses the importance of following guidance and adhering to current building codes when building with disaster mitigation in mind.

Salvation Army Disaster Radio

The Salvation Army Disaster Radio program largely provides updates from the field on what the Salvation Army is doing in response to disasters, as well as some programs on how the Salvation Army disaster response team is structured.

Red Cross Disaster Safety Library

The Red Cross has a guide to various types of disasters and the risks one will face in them.

Disasters covered are: chemical emergency, drought, earthquake, flood, flu, food safety, heat wave, highway safety, home fire, hurricane, landslide, pet safety, poisoning, power outage, terrorism, thunderstorm, tornado, tsunami, volcano, water safety, wildfire, and winter storm.

Sheltering Guidance Aid

This document, from the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster, outlines the requirements for a shelter for people displaced by a disaster, including size and staffing requirements.

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