Disaster Preparedness to Promote Community Resilience: Information and Tools for Homeless Service Providers and Disaster Professionals
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
  • Date posted: 04 December 2017

This toolkit offers resources and guidance to help emergency and public health officials, homeless service providers, and health care providers connect with each other and plan for the disaster needs of people experiencing homelessness in their communities. The Toolkit is ... Read More

Protective Action Questions & Answers for Radiological and Nuclear Emergencies: A companion document to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Protective Action Guide (PAG) Manual
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Date posted: 04 December 2017

The questions and answers in this document are intended to help emergency planners prepare public communications prior to and during a radiological emergency. This document is designed to be worked into emergency response plans and standard operating procedures. Based on ... Read More

Protective Action Guides and Planning Guidance for Radiological Incidents
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Date posted: 04 December 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed this manual to assist public officials in planning for emergency response to radiological incidents. This Manual provides recommended numerical protective action guides (PAGs) for the principal protective actions available to public officials ... Read More

A Mixed-Methods Approach to Understanding Radiation Preparedness within Local Health Departments
  • Item type: State and Local Response Plans
  • Source: National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
  • Date posted: 20 October 2017

This report describes how local health departments (LHDs) are preparing to respond to radiation emergencies. The report findings are based on survey results and key informant interviews that were conducted in 2015. The research focused on better understanding how public ... Read More

NCRP Report No. 165 Responding to a Radiological or Nuclear Terrorism Incident: A Guide for Decision Makers
  • Item type: Exercise Documentation , Federal Guidance , State and Local Response Plans
  • Source: The National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP)
  • Date posted: 11 April 2017

This report on Responding to a Radiological or Nuclear Terrorism Incident: A Guide for Decision Makers provides a comprehensive analysis of key decision points and information needed by decision makers at the local, regional, state, tribal and federal levels in ... Read More

Community Reception Center (CRC) Drill Toolkit
  • Item type: Planning Templates , State and Local Response Plans
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Date posted: 09 April 2017

This toolkit was created to help communities, agencies, and emergency planners design and implement a Community Reception Center (CRC) Drill. The CRC Drill toolkit provides guidance and templates that any jurisdiction can adapt to exercise the full range of CRC ... Read More

Radiation Emergencies Media Toolkit
  • Item type: Not Specified
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Date posted: 09 April 2017

This online Radiation Emergencies media toolkit provides important content and materials in an easily accessible format to key audiences. Read More

CDC Community Reception Center Tool Kit and CTOS Training Opportunities
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: National Alliance for Radiation Readiness (NARR)
  • Date posted: 24 October 2016

The September 2016 National Alliance for Radiation Readiness (NARR) Quarterly Call provided an overview of CDC’s Community Reception Center (CRC) Tool Kit, as well as training opportunities offered by the Center for Radiological/Nuclear Training (CTOS). NARR September 2016 Quarterly Call ... Read More

Patient Movement Following a Mass Casualty Radiological Event
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: National Alliance for Radiation Readiness (NARR)
  • Date posted: 16 September 2016

ThisĀ one-hour webinar on patient movement following a radiological mass casualty incident was held on September 12 and was sponsored by the Radiation Injury Treatment Network and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. The webinar will: Provide an overview ... Read More

Concepts for Volunteers of the Connecticut Radiation Professional Volunteer Program (CT-RPVP)
  • Item type: State and Local Response Plans , Webinars and Training
  • Source: Connecticut Department of Public Health
  • Date posted: 08 August 2016

The State of Connecticut Radiation Professional Volunteer ProgramĀ (CT-RPVP) brings together a group of radiation professional volunteers from across Connecticut that is specially trained to assist local communities and the state conduct population monitoring in response to a large-scale radiological incident. ... Read More