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Japan Earthquake, Tsunami, and Radiation Event - March 2011

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General Information

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Radiation and Health

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Radiological Substances

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Radiological Substances - Countermeasures

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Tsunamis

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Earthquakes

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Coping with Disasters

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U.S. Federal Agency Web Pages on Japan Disaster

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Non-Governmental and International Organizations Web Pages

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Free Resources from Publishers for Medical Responders

  • Emergency Access Initiative
    National Library of Medicine
    The Emergency Access Initiative was activated for the period March 14, 2011 - May 20, 2011 to support those affected by the disasters in Japan or for those providing assistance to the affected population. It is no longer active.

    This online collection provided free temporary access to 200+ popular medical journals. It also included over 60 e-books, including the Merck Manual, Harrison's Internal Medicine, basic textbooks, drug handbooks, and titles on emergency medicine, infectious diseases, toxicology, post-disaster public health and more. For assistance with the Emergency Access Initiative, please email custserv@nlm.nih.gov or call 1-888-346-3656 in the United States, or 301-594-5983 internationally.

    Emergency Access Initiative is a collaborative effort between the National Library of Medicine and participating publishers.
  • Cochrane Evidence Aid: Resources for Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami
    Healthcare interventions relevant to flooding and treating injuries.
    Entire contents of The Cochrane Library opened free to everyone in Japan as of March 11, 2011.
    Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
  • Open Access Supplement on Nuclear Preparedness
    Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness

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