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Emergency and Disaster Preparedness

Coping with Disasters 

After any type of disaster, people feel relieved to be alive. But then they often feel stress, fear and anger. Most people will also find that they can’t stop thinking about what happened. Learn how to cope with these emotions effectively.

Disaster Apps and Mobile Optimized Web Pages

During a disaster, mobile devices may be your only way to connect with others. Learn how to use NLM’s disaster apps and mobile optimized web pages before disaster strikes.

Disaster News

Check out this RSS feed to the CDC’s Emergency Preparedness and Response site.

Disaster Preparation and Recovery

Preparing for a disaster can reduce the fear, anxiety and losses that disasters cause. Be prepared.

 Personal Preparedness

Explore this list of NLM resources on all types of man-made and natural disasters.

 Ready.gov

Maintained by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), this site is designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural and man-made disasters. The three tenets of Ready.gov are: (1) build an emergency supply kit, (2) make a family emergency plan, and (3) be informed about the different types of emergencies that could occur and their appropriate responses.

Special Populations: Emergency and Disaster Preparedness

Certain populations have unique needs during emergencies and disasters. Be prepared to help these groups.

Sources of Emergency and Disaster Health Information from the U.S. Government

Discover these sources of emergency and disaster health information.

 

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“The world is not tame.” One of our staff is reading this #youngadultbook, a survival story, ‘Be Not Far From Me’ by @mindymcginnisauthor. #hpldstaffreads #librariesofinstagram #read #books #publiclibrary #thrillerbooks
Continue the guessing with Lucy Maud Montgomery’s “Anne of Avonlea”. Have you read this classic series? “A tall Slim Girl, ‘Half Past Sixteen,’ with serious gray eyes and hair which her friends called auburn, had sat down on the broad red sandstone doorstep of a Prince Edward Island farmhouse one ripe afternoon in August, firmly resolved to construe so many lines of Virgil.” Check out The Libby app if you want to read more from this series! #hpldstaffreads #classicbooks #librariesofinstagram #heyworthpubliclibrary #middlegradereads #bookseries
#hpldstaffreads Don’t forget to check out books with Axis 360 and Libby. Which staff is reading #philippagregory ‘Tidelands’? “The church was gray against a paler gray sky, the bell tower dark against the darker clouds.” #librariesofinstagram #heyworthlibrary #books #read #keepcalmandreadbooks #historicalfiction
#hpldstaffreads “The Numbers Game” begins with this line, “Pennie Jackson had just finished her junior year at one of the best private high schools in Greenwich, Connecticut. @officialdaniellesteel #librariesofinstagram #heyworthlibrary #publiclibraries #books #bookfirstlines #read
“A spring of no spring.” #hpldstaffreads “The Stars are Fire” by Anita Shreve. Can you guess? #librariesofinstagram #heyworthlibrary #read #books #bookclub