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COCA Conference Call: Disaster Surveillance Dec. 18, 2007 PowerPoint Presentation
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COCA Conference Call: Disaster Surveillance Dec. 18, 2007

COCA Conference Call: Disaster Surveillance Dec. 18, 2007

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COCA Conference Call: Disaster Surveillance Dec. 18, 2007

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    1. COCA Conference Call: Disaster Surveillance Dec. 18, 2007 Continuing Education Credits DISCLAIMER: In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use. CDC, our planners, and the presenters for this seminar do not have financial or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. This presentation does not involve the unlabeled use of a product or product under investigational use.

    2. Disaster Surveillance Amy Wolkin Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Environmental Health Rebecca Noe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Infectious Disease

    3. Presentation Overview Disaster surveillance Hurricane Katrina - Public Health Response - Morbidity Surveillance Activities CDCs Disaster Surveillance Workgroup (DSWG) - Inception - Work to Date / Accomplishments - Future Activities

    4. Objectives Review potential public health impacts of a natural disaster and describe disaster surveillance. Discuss challenges in disaster surveillance and describe data sources and critical data elements needed in disaster surveillance. Describe the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions agency role in a natural disaster and their methods for coordinating federal, state, and local disaster activities.

    5. What is a disaster? Disaster: a serious disruption of the functioning of society, causing widespread human, material or environmental losses, that exceeds the local capacity to respond, and calls for external assistance UN DHA, WHO, Gunn