Environmental disasters and climate change
Canadian National Adaptation Strategy for climate preparedness
This is an ongoing process and they are in final strategy development with a target for report release by end of this year. The links at the bottom of the page provide access to more information and discussion fora.
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Health Canada publications and resources available on Climate Change, including resources for community preparedness. This page is a list of links including a communications toolkit.
HEAT & DROUGHT
Government of Canada Extreme Heat Events Guidelines: Technical Guide for Health Care Workers. This is both a clinical and management resource.
Hurricane safety tips and resources
The Red Cross guide to preparing for hurricanes
Detailed weather information and alerts (Canada)
CDC- Hurricanes and Other Tropical Storms
Ready.gov Hurricane Resources:
Protective Equipment for Workers in Hurricane Flood Response
Information from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health on personal protective equipment (PPE) and worker safety.
Storm/Flood and Hurricane/Typhoon Response
Resource page for emergency response, including information on cleanup, disaster site management, and medical risks.
MMWR: Mold Prevention Strategies and Possible Health Effects in the Aftermath of Hurricanes and Major Floods
Comprehensive report on health risks from mold and remediation.
Educational Materials by Topic (English & Spanish) Patient information for survivors after a hurricane about the risks they might face at home