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GCat: Risk Mgt, Claims, Ins
MCat: Disasters
Cat: Environmental Health

Environmental concerns related to disasters - handling cadavers, sanitation, waste management, etc.

16 Resources
Advice for Safeguarding Buildings Against Chemical or Biological Attack [24046] ?

Advice for dealing with a biological or chemical release in a building

Directory of Atmospheric Transport and Diffusion Consquence Assessment Models [25642] ?

Information about models used to determine the transport of hazardous materials released into the atmosphere

Updated Disaster Debris [37531] ?

Planning for natural disaster debris

Drinking Water Quality - Water Sanitation [20086] ?

Information on drinking water quality and infectious disease transmission and prevention

Environmental Health Emergency Response Guide [pdf] [37598] ?

Addresses 15 environmental health topics applicable for disasters

Environmental Health in Disasters [20092] ?

Environmental health in emergencies and disasters: a practical guide

Guidance for Protecting Building Environments from Environmental Terrorist Attacks [23338] ?

Preventive measures that building managers can take to protect building air environments from terrorist attacks

Guide to Sanitation in Shelters and Camps [20082] ?

Sanitary Guidelines for Camps and Settlements

Guide to Water Purification [24908] ?

90 percent of the world’s water is contaminated in some way

Guidelines for Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment in Disasters [pdf] [37603] ?

Provides a means to define and prioritize potential environmental impacts in disasters

Guidelines for Temporary Shelter [20081] ?

Basic Guide for Housing - a set of questions to give you an idea of the appropriate actions to take

Reopening Public Facilities After a Biological Attack: A Decision-Making Framework [28482] ?

The criteria that must be met for a cleanup to be declared successful, allowing the reoccupation of a facility

Rodents in Disasters [20080] ?

Management and Control of Rodents and Mice in Natural Disasters

Shelter Health Guide [pdf] [37604] ?

A guide for shelter providers

Updated Water Security - Vulnerability Assessment Tools [24525] ?

Information and tools for security for water and wastewater systems

Related Categories & Information

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Disasters / Health Services
Emergency plans and disaster guidance for health care facilities

Disasters / Survival Supplies
Advice on emergency supplies, disaster kits, food storage, water potability

Environment / Hazardous Wastes
Guides for hazardous waste management, site remediation, waste minimization

Environment / Water
Documents on drinking water quality such as reports, regulations, guides, news

Regulations / Biosafety
Full text of biosafety standards, manuals and guidelines for US federal laws

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