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NLM Disaster Health Information
Outreach and Collaboration Projects

Overview

The National Library of Medicine through its Disaster Information Management Research Center and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine has provided funding support for outreach and collaboration projects related to disaster health information. These projects are intended to improve disaster medicine and public health information access for health professionals, first responders, community members, and others (paid or volunteer) that play a role in health-related disaster preparedness, response and recovery. Emphasis is on providing information or access to health and medical information in a way useful to the target audiences, and increasing the awareness and utilization of high-quality, professional-level online medical and public health information resources on disaster, all-hazards, and emergency topics including resources from the National Library of Medicine. The projects are also intended to promote new and creative collaborations on disaster health information needs among and to the mutual benefit of librarians, information specialists, or informationists and the disaster workforce.
Current Funding Solicitations

Disaster Health Information Outreach and Collaboration Projects 2014
Funded Projects

2013 Awards
2012 Awards
2011 Awards
Disaster Information Specialist Pilot Project Partners, 2008-2010

DIMRC initiated a pilot project in 2008 to explore the role of librarians as disaster information specialists within their healthcare institutions. The five original partners of the Disaster Information Specialist Pilot were: