Agencies Involved in Hurricane Activities

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Length: 15 minutes
Description:This presentation, developed and recorded by Cindi Snider, MPH, provides an overview of agencies involved in hurricane activities.
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This training was developed with the support of the UNC Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (UNC PERLC), a funded project of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC Cooperative Agreement 1U90TP000415).
PERLC

Learning Objectives

Training Personnel

Author and Narrator:

Cindi Snider, MPH

Reviewer:

Jennifer Horney, MPH

The author(s) and reviewer(s) of this training have no personal financial relationships with commercial interests relevant to this presentation to disclose. Author, narrator, reviewer affiliations listed were current at the time of training development.

Competencies and Capability Functions Addressed

This training addresses selected applied epidemiology, core public health, and public health preparedness and response competencies and public health preparedness capability functions. (Please note: The competencies included on this site are just a few of the public health competencies which have been established. Training participants may find alignment between this training and other competency sets not included on this site.)

Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 1
7A1. Describes the structures, functions, and authorizations of governmental public health programs and organizations (7: Financial Planning & Management Skills)
7A2. Describes government agencies with authority to impact the health of a community (7: Financial Planning & Management Skills)
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 2
7B1. Explains the structures, functions, and authorizations of governmental public health programs and organizations (7: Financial Planning & Management Skills)
7B2. Identifies government agencies with authority to address specific community health needs (e.g., lead in housing, water fluoridation, bike lanes, emergency preparedness) (7: Financial Planning & Management Skills)
Public Health Preparedness Capabilities
Capability 1, Function 2: Build community partnerships to support health preparedness
Public Health Preparedness & Response Core Competencies
1.3. Facilitate collaboration with internal and external emergency response partners.
3.2. Contribute expertise to the development of emergency plans.

References

CDC.
http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/hurricanes/

FEMA.
http://www.fema.gov/hazard/hurricane/index.shtm

NC Center for Public Health Preparedness.
http://nciph.sph.unc.edu/tws/index.html

Florida.
http://www.doh.state.fl.us/Hurricane/hurricane2005.html

Louisiana.
http://www.stayhealthyla.org/

Mississippi.
http://www.msdh.state.ms.us/msdhsite/_static/23,3757,268.html

North Carolina.
http://www.dhhs.state.nc.us/docs/hurricane.htm

South Carolina.
http://www.scdhec.net/administration/ophp/hurricane/

American Red Cross.
http://www.redcross.org/services/disaster/0,1082,0_319_,00.html

Angel Flight America.
http://www.angelflightamerica.org/

North American Missions Board.
http://www.namb.net/site/c.9qKILUOzEpH/b.224451/k.A400/Disaster_Relief.htm

Operation Hope, Inc.
http://www.operationhope.org/smdev/

Salvation Army.
http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/www_usn.nsf

United Way.
http://national.unitedway.org/hs06/

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