This free virtual forum on disaster planning and preparedness will feature expert speakers presenting on data tools and resources, disaster planning communication, and institutional preparedness with a focus on greater inclusiveness and community resilience. Disasters may include weather events, pandemic, violence (mass shooter, violent protests), accidents (train derailment, building collapse, etc.), earthquake, explosion or any other event that may be sudden, unexpected and poses dangers to life and property. The webinar series will take place between September 12 - 28, 2023.
Sessions marked with an asterisk (*) are CHES approved
September 12 OnTheMap for Emergency Management and My Community Explorer Data Tools*
September 13 ASPR TRACIE: A Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Information Gateway*
September 14 Creating a One-Page Disaster Plan
September 20 Why Comics Work for Risk Communication*
September 27 Graphic Medicine Virtual Book Club: Emergency Preparedness and Recovery
September 28 Informal Weather Education Outreach
By the end of this series of webinars, participants will be able to:
1. Identify tools for individual, community and organizational disaster planning.
2. Describe strategies for inclusive programming and communication to strengthen community resilience.
3. Recognize NNLM and NLM resources for emergency preparedness.
This webinar series address the NNLM initiatives Environmental Determinants of Health.