Training and Exercise materials designed and used to prepare scientists to conduct research in the post-disaster field environment. Materials are now available for researcher and disaster planner use.
A National Institutes of Health (NIH) initiative to develop pre-approved research study protocols and research design templates. These tools will be available for use in the planning and rapid implementation of time-sensitive data collection and research after a disaster. Research study protocols will undergo Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) review and approval, as needed, for immediate use after an event.
The Environmental Health Sciences Disaster Research Network is a new group consisting of National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)-sponsored research centers, grantees, and academic partners interested in facilitating improved national research capabilities and responding to environmental emergencies and disasters.
Information on initiatives to advance disaster research capabilities across the federal government including: