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Health Resources on Children in Disasters and Emergencies. Concept, Development, and Partnerships for the Future. Partnering to Better Share Resources. The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC)
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Concept, Development, and Partnerships for the Future
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC)
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Emergency Medical Services for Children Program (EMSC)
EMS for Children National Resource Center (EMSC-NRC)
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)
….. have partnered to create a compendium of resources related to medical & public health issues of children in disasters and emergencies.
Special set of technical skills
Access to database applications
Unique subject matter expertise
Organizational fit/mission agreement
Multiple agencies and organizations
Both unique and redundant
Professional and consumer level
Credible and incredible
Disorganized and unnavigable
Develop a robust and comprehensive compendium that will serve as the central repository for pediatric-related disaster and emergency information
Maintain the collection of links to resources related to medical and public health issues of children in disasters and emergencies
Consolidate the vast amount of resources available across a variety of organizations
Expand available resources to stakeholders
Facilitate the use of this resource as a pediatric component of disaster information programs
An essential component of this compendium will be partnerships and collaborations between organizations and agencies involved in creating and sharing information about children in disasters and emergencies.
* (peer-reviewed literature need not be submitted as it will be automatically updated in the searchable database feature)
Contact Tony Gilchrest, MPA, EMT-P
EMS Program Manager
EMSC National Resource Center
Children’s National Health System
801 Roeder Road, Suite 600
Silver Spring, MD. 20910