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News about Disasters and Public Health Emergencies

Always check your local and regional news sources for current information about disasters and public health emergencies. For other news and disaster-related information subscribe to the DISASTR-OUTREACH-LIB Listserv. This email discussion forum is for librarians, information specialists, and other professionals interested in disaster health information outreach to their communities. As a participant in this listserv, you can stay informed about current disaster-related resources, connect to colleagues in the field, engage in information exchange and learn about new ideas, trends, training opportunities, and conferences in the area of disaster health information. Click here for a list of the news sources scanned for weekly news updates sent on this listserv. Also follow us on Twitter at @NLM_DIMRC


PHE.gov
Multi-media reports about disasters and public health emergencies from the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. Flu.gov
News about flu outbreaks and emerging pandemics
NN/LM Emergency Preparedness & Response Toolkit
News & resources supporting the National Network of Libraries of Medicine's Emergency Preparedness & Response Initiative
American Red Cross Disaster Newsroom
Alerts about disasters and emergency relief efforts
Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System
Near real-time alerts about disasters with a potential humanitarian impact
ReliefWeb Health News Updates
Disaster health news from around the globe