Climate change creates a need for preparedness and an understanding of emergency response, because in a warming climate, disaster strikes more often. With wild fires, rising sea levels and unpredictable weather patterns on the rise, it is essential to have environmental health professionals equipped with the best information to work within these unprecedented conditions. Check out NEHA's course offerings to learn more about how you can be prepared.
The impacts of climate change include the economy. If it is not addressed, then the cost is great—not just the financial cost, but also the environmental and social costs. Investing in sustainable, low-carbon, and resilient infrastructure will save money, preserve the environment, and provide for healthy communities.
This symposium will provide a forum with a specific focus on education and training in disaster medicine and public health. This symposium will
Join in a call with a member of U.S. Senator Al Franken's staff to learn about the details of his "One Health Act 2016". The call is sponsored by the International Society for Disease Surveillance and is open to all interested persons. To join the call, please register:
Time is 11:00AM to 12:00PM EDT
- Opening Remarks: Overview of Disaster Risk Reduction and Application to Health
Mollie Mahany, Senior Public Health Advisor, Office of the Director, National Centers for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- DRR Lessons from International Communities
Mark Keim, Principal, DisasterDoc, LLC
Association of Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Professionals’ 1st Annual Conference
This National conference will help guide participants through the most important disaster preparedness concerns in various types of Healthcare facilities today. The conference will include speakers with disaster stories from the field and experts that will help guide and refine your planning efforts. This event will allow for intensive and collaborative learning opportunities and networking for all participants.