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Caring. 2002 Jan;21(1):32-4.

Keyword: help! Online resources for disaster preparedness.

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National Association for Home Care, Washington, DC, USA.


Health care organizations such as home care agencies should have post-disaster contingency plans in place that include contacts with the local, county, or state emergency management office, local branch of the Red Cross, and a clearly identified point person within the agency to coordinate disaster response efforts. Home care agencies must plan for the far-reaching effects that disasters can have on people in the community. This article provides some online resources to help you, your organization, and your family prepare for unexpected events.

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