- El Centro Regional de Información sobre Desastres (CRID)
CRID es una iniciativa patrocinada por seis organizaciones que decidieron mancomunar esfuerzos para asegurar la recopilación y diseminación de información disponible sobre el tema de desastres en América Latina y el Caribe.
CRID has a database of documents produced in Latin America and the Caribbean, plus materials in Spanish, English, French and Portuguese. The site has training materials in Spanish.
- Central American Network on Disaster and Health Information (CANDHI)
NLM/PAHO partnership helps health professionals get information before disasters strike in Central America. The partnership is supported by the National Library of Medicine.
This DisasterHelp web site is part of the President's Disaster Management Egov Initiative - a larger initiative aimed at greatly enhancing Disaster Management on an interagency and intergovernmental basis.
- Katrina Evacuees! Doctors! Pharmacists! Click here to access a new, free, and secure online service. It will provide authorized users with information about the medications that evacuees were taking before they fled their homes!
- The National Council of La Raza has developed Hurricane Katrina Disaster Relief Resources: Options for Limited-English-Proficient Individuals, Immigrants, and Their Families, providing a basic overview of the assistance and services that can be accessed during this crucial time and the rights of individuals seeking services. This document will be updated as new resources are estbalished for hurricane victims.
- State and Local Health Departments
This site offers a detailed list of state public health agencies with additional links to local public health services.
- Global Information System for
Assessing Environmental Hazards from Hurricanes, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences(NIEHS)
- Department of Homeland Security
- American Red Cross
- The Salvation Army
- United Way of America
- Social Security Information for People Affected by Hurricane Katrina