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Japan Disaster Outreach Information

Posted by Editor on March 16, 2011

From the MLGSCA Link


The National Library of Medicine has resources that may help with understanding the health issues related to the devastating Japan earthquake, tsunami and possible nuclear power plant disruptions. Resources from NLM, US federal agencies, and other key resources are listed on the new topic page “Disasters in Japan 2011.”

For earthquake information for responders and health professionals, see the “Earthquakes-Resources for Response and Recovery” web page.

Radiation Emergencies:
Clinicians who need to learn more about assessing and managing radiation emergencies can turn to the Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM) web site. Selected, key files from REMM are also available for downloading on mobile devices .

MedlinePlus has topic pages are for a general audience:

Tsunamis in English or Spanish

Earthquakes in English or Spanish

Radiation Emergencies in English or Spanish

Radiation Exposure in English or Spanish


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