National Security and Climate Change
June 2, 2016, 11:00 EDT
Southern Alliance for Clean Energy
Cost and Registration: Free, register online before the event
This webinar will help attendees better understand how climate change increases security risk by aggravating stressors such as poverty, environmental degradation, political instability, and social tensions that exacerbate violent conflict. Speakers will discuss how the military is working to meet the challenges of basing, training, equipping, and operating under such conditions.
Fundamentals of Satellite Remote Sensing for Health Monitoring
June 2, 2016, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. and 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. EDT
Cost and Registration: Free, register before May 31
This five-part online training will give an overview of environmental parameters available from NASA Earth Science that are useful for monitoring and predicting health for decision support. Topics include remote sensing for health applications, using remote sensing for public health and outbreaks, and mapping and forecasting mosquito-borne disaster risk.
Points of Dispensing for Those with Access and Functional Needs
June 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m. EDT
National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health
Cost and Registration: Free, register online before event
This webinar will address concerns of those with access and functional needs when developing a Point of Dispensing plan for distributing medications or vaccines to a large number of people in the event of a public health emergency. Speakers will explain how those tasked with planning and establishing PODs can take into account the resources required to serve vulnerable populations in such emergencies.