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Disaster Information Management Research Center

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Provider: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services/National Library of Medicine
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Descriptions: The DIMRC is tasked with the effective collection, organization, and dissemination of health information for natural, accidental, or deliberate disasters. From this site a great deal of information is accessible. It links to many topics, tools, literature resources and resources for specialists, organizations, government databases and information about disaster-focused government projects and research, and public health information. It also provides links to mobile disaster resources.
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Health Hotlines

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Provider: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services/National Library of Medicine
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Descriptions: A useful toll-free number directory of government and private organizations, from the federal to the local level, that support research on and/or provide assistance to individuals and special populations; it also includes links to disaster resources. Health Hotlines is a community service to help the public locate health-related information. The toll-free telephone numbers in Health Hotlines were provided by the organizations and verified. The National Library of Medicine has not reviewed or evaluated the services of the organizations listed. The inclusion of an organization in this publication does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement by the Federal Government of the organization's services or views.
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CHEMM: Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management

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Provider: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services/National Library of Medicine
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Descriptions: CHEMM enables first responders and other healthcare providers and planners to plan for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the effects of mass-casualty incidents involving accidental or terrorist chemical releases. CHEMM is downloadable, in order to be available when the Internet is inaccessible. It provides evidence-based information and guidance on a wide variety of topics, including quick chemical identification, acute patient care guidelines, and initial event activities. The Intelligent Syndromes Tool combines and measures  answers to quick questions about a patient's symptoms input by a responder, in order to determine the probable chemical agent involved; links posted above the probable causes lead to a full record with recommended procedures.
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