Ebola Overview Templates
Giving a presentation on Ebola soon? This handy template created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will be helpful to those looking to provide healthcare workers and organizations with information about the outbreak, the challenges it poses, and everything from identifying cases to shipping specimens. The 35 slides are fully fleshed out and complete with illustrations, so all you’ll need to do is talk.
Wildland Fire Map
Where’s the fire? This app will show you fast with real-time fire maps and fire incident information, such as fire size, location, path, and current. The free app is fueled by real-time data from NASA satellites, NEXRAD radar, and ArcGIS technology, so you’ll get information fast. The one drawback—only available on iOS platforms for now. Sorry Android users.
World Disaster Report 2014—Focus on Culture and Risk
This year’s Disaster Report from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies takes a look at how culture disaster risk reduction, as well as the impacts disaster has on cultures. The report was created with the idea that incorporating culture and religion into disaster vulnerability assessments could help humanitarian organizations better engage with local communities in communicating about and preparing for disasters.
Talking With Children: Tips for Caregivers, Parents, and Teachers During Infectious Disease Outbreaks
The constant barrage of Ebola in the news is enough to scare many adults, so imagine what kids who hear about it must think. Luckily the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has created this simple factsheet to help adults ease some of those fears. The resource covers possible reactions and ways to talk about them by age group. It also includes a list of helpful resources for those times when kids need a little more help working through it.