Category: Ebola

Ebola modeling floats flood response app

April 7th, 2015 in Climate and Environmental Issues, Disaster Response, Ebola, In the News, Preparedness Resources and Apps, Public Health, Research

Virginia Tech graduate students built a tool that integrates local open data with an Ebola response model to aid emergency response to flooding.(More)

IIHA The Humanitarian Newsletter

February 5th, 2015 in Community of Practitioners, Disaster Response, Ebola, Governmental Policy, Training

Fordham University Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs
The Humanitarian Newsletter: February 4 – February 18

Domestic Preparedness Journal Weekly Brief: February 4, 2015

February 5th, 2015 in Climate and Environmental Issues, Disaster Response, Ebola, Industry, National Security, Preparedness Resources and Apps, Training

Domestic Preparedness Journal Weekly Brief.

Domestic Preparedness Journal Weekly Brief: January 7, 2015

January 12th, 2015 in Ebola, Governmental Policy, National Security, Public Health

Domestic Preparedness Journal Weekly Brief.

HSDL Critical Releases for January 2015

January 12th, 2015 in Disaster Response, Ebola, Governmental Policy, National Security, Public Health

HSDL Critical Releases for January 2015:

PHE.gov Ebola Presentations

November 4th, 2014 in Ebola, Public Health

Two slide sets on Ebola now available at the bottom of this PHE.Gov site, including Ebola 101 – CDC Slides for U.S. Healthcare Workers.

HSDL Critical Releases for October 29, 2014

November 3rd, 2014 in Ebola, National Security, Public Health

Every two weeks, the Homeland Security Digital Library identifies a targeted collection of recently-released documents of particular interest or potential importance.
https://www.hsdl.org/?collection&type=cr

MDPH Hospital Evacuation Toolkit

October 30th, 2014 in Ebola, Public Health

The 2014 edition of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Hospital Evacuation Toolkit is available online here. This resource was developed by the Harvard School of Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Exercise Program in collaboration with the MDPH Office of Preparedness and Emergency Management.

International Society for Infectious Diseases offers CDC Ebola Safety Training Travel Grants

October 30th, 2014 in Ebola, Public Health

The International Society for Infectious Diseases is offering travel grants to individuals attending the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Ebola safety training courses being held in Anniston, Alabama. Licensed clinicians that have been admitted to the class and have plans to deploy to West Africa are eligible. Grants will be accepted on a rolling basis and distributed until funds are depleted. For more information and to apply for funds, visit the following links:
ISID travel grant application page
CDC training course information page
Deadline: Open until funds are depleted

Army Involvement in Ebola Response Communications Infrastructure

October 30th, 2014 in Disaster Response, Ebola, Governmental Policy, National Security, Public Health

In this article, Kevin McCaney of DefenseSystems.com discusses how the Army is providing a communications backbone for Ebola response organizations.