This report summarizes the scope and role of infection preventionists in emergency management for all types of disasters.
This report analyzes biological incidents which have occurred over the past several decades, including the Rajneesh Cult salmonella poisoning, Larry Wayne Harris’ purchase of plague bacteria, the Aum Shinrikyo cult anthrax dissemination and the Anthrax Letter attacks of 2001.
Hazard Assessment Simulation and Prediction (HASP) Suite models how hazardous materials released in towns, cities, and open areas disperse, which helps emergency responders by predicting how any chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) threat will spread to facilitate containment.
From April 30 to May 2, emergency responders and public health agencies are rehearsing their response to a simulated bioterrorism attack unleashing Yersinia pestis in Portland, OR.
A smallpox epidemic in the Pacific could spread globally and could be challenging to contain due to dispersed island geography, informal maritime travel and shortage of human resources. In this context, a smallpox simulation exercise was held in August 2018, with a focus on bringing together international stakeholders from a wide range of sectors including health, defence, law enforcement, emergency management and relevant non-government organizations.
Join us for the 8th edition of NCT Europe’s CBRNe, C-IED, and EOD event series in the MuseumsQuartier in Vienna, Austria from June 25-27 2019! We invite you to take part in the latest discussions on the newest ways to combat these ever-evolving threats, whilst passing through the NCT Industry Exhibition showcasing novel technologies. The event will also host the 4th edition of the intra-agency and international NCT Pro Trainings at NCT Europe 2019.
he leading event on CBRNe, C-IED and EOD will once again welcome key stakeholders including high-level decision-makers, local and federal first responders and industry experts to discuss the latest developments of these evolving threats. The event will be taking place at theWashington Hilton Dulles Hotel from May 7th to 9th 2019 and will host a conference stream, an industry exhibition on the present and future state-of-the-art as well as the newly introduced NCT PRO Trainings in parallel.
CBRNe Summit Europe 2019 will bring together key officials from across the UK, Europe, Middle East and North America to discuss the following topics during the conference; UK CBRNe Capabilities – Civil and Military Perspectives, NATO CBRNe Capabilities and International Cooperation, The use of Robotics within a Hotzone, European Military CBRNe Threats and Response Techniques, Medical Countermeasures to Chem-Bio Attacks and First Responder Techniques – Hazmat, Decon and EOD.
A network of “crisis coordinators” has been established by the European Commission as part of plans to improve management of food safety incidents.
Ensuring appropriate distribution and dispensing of medical countermeasures can be logistically complex, but coordinated planning between local, state, and federal agencies facilitates an efficient public health response.