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Disaster Case Management Guidelines

This document, from the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster, describes in detail the steps that a disaster case manager should go through in responding to the needs of individuals and families following a disaster.

Rebuild & Repair Points of Consensus

This document, from the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster, indicates the principles by which member organizations will undertake construction efforts.

Mass Care Points of Consensus

This document, from the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster, outlines the principles guiding provision of mass care - mass care being the provision of food, shelter, and supplies to large groups of people, as a supplement to their individual preparedness.

Disaster Case Management Points of Consensus

This document, from the National Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster, outlines the principles that the organizations have agreed upon for how disaster case managers should operate. Disaster case managers coordinate the services that an individual or family impacted by disaster will receive on the path to recovery.

Letter to Employer Requesting Leave for Disaster Relief

This letter to an employer, from the Baptist Convention of New England, could be used to request leave from work to assist with a disaster recovery effort.

Water Watch

This website, from the US Geological Survey, shows the current water level of all the rivers in the US. This could be useful if responding to a flood.

National Hurricane Center

The National Hurricane Center website shows the location and warnings regarding any hurricanes in the Atlantic or Eastern Pacific.

DHS Awareness & Detection Training Webinar

This webinar, from the Department of Homeland Security, is intended to prepare employees of an organization to maintain security by detecting criminal activity and other suspicious behavior, and reporting it to the proper authorities.

Exercising Continuity Plans for Pandemics

This course, from FEMA, outlines how a disaster response to a pandemic, such as H1N1 influenza, can be coordinated. It is intended to illustrate the anticipated conditions and effect of such a pandemic, as well describe what the next steps are that should be taken for preparedness in agencies or communities.

Hyogo Framework for Action: Disaster Risk Reduction

The Hyogo Framework explains how communities can plan and build in such a way as to reduce the risk from natural disasters.

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