North American Plan for Animal and Pandemic Influenza
The plan outlines how Canada, Mexico, and the United States intend to strengthen their emergency response capacities as well as trilateral and cross-sectoral collaborations and capabilities in order to assist each other and ensure a faster and more coordinated response to outbreaks of animal influenza or an influenza pandemic.
Beyond the Border: Perimeter Security and Economic Competitiveness Action Plan On February 4, 2011, the Prime Minister of Canada and the President of the United States issued Beyond the Border: A Shared Vision for Perimeter Security and Economic Competitiveness. The Declaration established a new long-term partnership built upon a perimeter approach to security and economic competitiveness. This means working together, not just at the border, but beyond the border to enhance our security and accelerate the legitimate flow of people, goods and services. Leaders called for the development of a joint action plan to realize this goal, which is embodied in this document as published by the:
Government of the United States
Government of Canada
Oregon Public Health Emergency Preparedness Strategic Work Plan This plan was completed by the Oregon Health Authority in 2011. This plan has been prepared and published using funding support received from the Coordinating Office for Terrorism Preparedness and Emergency Response (CTPER) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. Editing, layout, and design provided by the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice (NWCPHP), University of Washington.
Canadian Disaster Data Base
The Canadian Disaster Database contains detailed disaster information on over 700 natural, technological and conflict events (excluding war) that have directly affected Canadians over the past century. The database helps citizens and government to better assess and manage risks. As well, it’s a valuable resource for researchers and students to see how disasters and our vulnerability to them have changed over time.
Disaster Response Staff Officer’s Handbook (2010) This handbook, developed by the US Army Center for Army Lessons Learned, is intended for staff officers in National Guard units that serve as reaction forces and active duty units that are designated as chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, or high-yield explosive consequence management response forces, or that are simply ordered to assist under very short notice. Included is information for all components and services and some of the agencies and nongovernmental organizations staff officers will encounter.
Chemical Guide. NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards. Sep 2010
This downloadable guide is intended as a source of general industrial hygiene information on several hundred chemicals/classes for workers, employers, and occupational health professionals. It presents key information and data in abbreviated or tabular form for chemicals or substance groupings (e.g. cyanides, fluorides, manganese compounds) that are found in the work environment.
Evacuee Support Planning Guide
This guide (108 page PDF document) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is a resource for states that may receive a substantial number of evacuees from another state and for states that may experience a large evacuation from one area of the state to another. It is also a resource for most mass care planning, and addresses subjects including preparing for special needs within the evacuee population and the importance of making accessible housing, transportation, medical care and communications available. FEMA P-760/Catalog No. 09049-2 July 2009