» Australian Health Disaster Management Policy Committee
The Australian Health Disaster Management Policy Committee (AHD-MPC) is a high level inter-jurisdictional committee which was formed in the wake of the Bali bombing disaster to help improve national health disaster preparedness. Its membership includes a senior health official from each Australian State and Territory and experts in public health, mental health, and clinical and emergency care. The Australian Defence Force, Emergency Management Australia and a senior health officer from New Zealand are also members of the new Committee.
» Australian Journal of Emergency Management
The Australian Journal of Emergency Medicine (AJEM) is produced on a quarterly basis and subscriptions are free of charge. Articles for AJEM are encouraged from contributors nationally and internationally and academic articles are peer reviewed.
» Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (USA)
Since it was founded in 1946 to help control malaria, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has remained at the forefront of public health efforts to prevent and control infectious and chronic diseases, injuries, workplace hazards, disabilities, and environmental health threats.
» Disaster Preparedness and Management (WA)
The Western Australian Department of Health (DOH) is the designated Hazard Management Agency for Human Epidemics and is responsible for the provision of health and medical services in emergencies.
» Emergency Management (Vic)
The Emergency Management Department of Victoria has a number of emergency management responsibilities under the Victorian Emergency Management Act (1986) in the areas of emergency prevention, emergency response, and emergency recovery.
» Emergency Management Australia
Emergency Management Australia (EMA) provides national leadership in the development of measures to reduce risk to communities and manage the consequences of disasters.
» Emergency Management Queensland
Emergency Management Queensland (EMQ) is responsible for Queensland's disaster management arrangements, the core staffing of the State Disaster Coordination Centre and State Emergency Service (SES).
» Emergency NSW
Emergency NSW is the public emergency information website of the NSW Government. This site will provide you with information to prepare for, deal with and recover from an emergency situation.
» National Health Service Emergency Planning (UK)
National Health Service (NHS) contingency plans and advice on preparing for specific types of disasters and attacks.
» NSW Health Counter Disaster Unit
The Counter Disaster Unit coordinates policy, planning and education and ensures that the Health system is able to provide an appropriate and credible response to a major incident or disaster at the state level.
» State Disaster Management Group (Qld)
The Queensland Disaster Management System is a multi-tiered system of committees and coordination centres at State, Disaster District and at Local level that, in partnership, ensure a coordinated and effective capability to help prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters in Queensland.
» United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR)
The ISDR aims at building disaster resilient communities by promoting increased awareness of the importance of disaster reduction as an integral component of sustainable development, with the goal of reducing human, social, economic and environmental losses due to natural hazards and related technological and environmental disasters.