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Anthrax (MedlinePlus)
From the Natlional Library of Medicine. Provides a large number of links and some interactive tutorials. Some information in Spanish. Much aimed at the consumer.
Anthrax: Frequently Asked Questions
From the American Medical Association
Are You Ready? A Guide to Citizen Preparedness
From the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Describes disaster survival techniques, disaster-specific information, and how to prepare for and respond to both natural and man-made disasters.
Be Ready
Information on preparedness for the general public from the US Dept of Homeland Security
Bioterrorism: Frequently Asked Questions
From the American Medical Association
Children & Disasters
From the American Academy of Pediatrics. Includes information for medical professionals, parents,teachers & community planners. Provides information about specific biologic, chemical and radiologic agents from the Academy and links to resources to other agencies
Disaster Preparation Handbook
(Washington Military Department Emergency Management Division)
A planning and response guide for natural and man-made disasters.
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Disasters (MedlinePlus)
Provides sites aimed at the consumer.
Flood Recovery Booklet
(University of Iowa)
Whether you or your home have been greatly affected by flood or slightly, this web-based booklet is intended to aid your flood recovery efforts. It contains information and helpful tips on safety, cleaning your home, cleaning and stabilizing important family documents and memorabilia, and where and how to find additional assistance.
Smallpox
From the American College of Physicians. Includes general information about smallpox. Includes links to other resources. Some information downloadable to PDAs. Information for patients available.
Smallpox
From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Provides authoritative information about smallpox and small pox vaccination for health professionals as well as for the public. Some information in Spanish.
Smallpox Basics: Information for the General Public
From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Smallpox: Frequently Asked Questions
From the American Medical Association