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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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Directory of Health Organizations (DIRLINE)

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Provider: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services/National Library of Medicine
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Descriptions: A useful 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; also includes links to disaster resources. Search by keyword or organization name, with the ability to limit to ZIP code, or by states, for disaster organiNzations.
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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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