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When the Bethesda Hospitals' Emergency Preparedness Partnership (BHEPP) began searching in 2008 for an emergency backup communication system to support its three allied hospitals in emergencies, they turned to one of the oldest electronic communication technologies in the world—radio, pioneered ... READ MORE
"What wondrous things my four working limbs were once able to accomplish!" writes Marc, a 48-year-old New Yorker diagnosed with primary progressive multiple sclerosis in 2003, in his blog, "Wheelchair Kamikaze." You can tap into Marc's "Rants, Ruminations, and Reflections of ... READ MORE
Holly Herro has dealt with a lot of disasters in her career as a conservator—hurricanes, tornadoes and burst pipes, to name a few. She knows that when the precious belongings in a library, museum or home are threatened by water, people ... READ MORE
In the course of doing their jobs, librarians Brian Bunnett and Dick Carr found themselves in the middle of the desert and in the midst of one of the most grueling marathons—the Bataan Memorial Death March. It was, they say, ... READ MORE
The National Library of Medicine Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) has compiled a list of health information resources for Hurricane Sandy. The Hurricane Sandy: Health-Related Resources page has links to overviews; state specific pages; cleanup and recovery information; mental ... READ MORE