NCDMPH Access and Functional Needs Video Series
It’s important to consider people with special access and functional needs during disaster, and communities that have worked to address these issues have a lot to share. Now, the National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health is collecting their stories in a series of videos that explores how such challenges can be met. Take a look at the first in the series, which discusses the relationship between Oklahoma’s State Emergency Preparedness and the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.
EERI Taiwan Earthquake Clearinghouse
The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute has created a helpful clearinghouse of information related to the February 6 earthquake in Taiwan. Visit the site to find reports from EERI’s reconnaissance team, information on specific building damage, maps and photos, and other resources.
Canadian Climate Opinion Maps
If you want to know what Canada thinks about climate change, there’s a map for that. This project from the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication visualizes Canadian opinions on issues such as human contribution to earth warming, cap and traded systems, and support for increasing taxes on carbon-based fuels. Available in English and French.