Emergency Readiness

Emergency Readiness Resources - Acronyms

Acronyms

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

DHS

Department of Homeland Security

DMAT

Disaster Medical Assistance Team

DMORT

Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team

DoD

Department of Defense

DOE

Department of Energy

DOJ

Department of Justice

FBI

Federal Bureau of Investigation

FEMA

Federal Emergency Management Agency

HazMat

Hazardous Material

HHS

Department of Health and Human Services

ICS

Incident Command System

LEPC

Local Emergency Planning Committee

MMRS

Metropolitan Medical Response System

NBC

Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical

NDMS

National Disaster Medical System

NDPO

National Domestic Preparedness Office

NMRT

National Medical Response Team

NTIS

National Technical Information Service

OEP

Office of Emergency Preparedness

OSLDPS

Office for State and Local Domestic Preparedness Support

PHS

Public Health Service

RRIS

Rapid Response Information System

VA

Department of Veterans Affairs

WMD

Weapons of Mass Destruction

Related Resources

Letter
Public
AHA encourages Congressional leaders to pass the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness…
Factsheet
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Toolkits/Methodology
Member
This checklist may help hospital facility professionals prepare for survey evaluations regarding emergency preparedness requirements from the Centers for…
Bibliography/Link Page
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Letter
Public
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Letter
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