Advancing Emergency Preparedness for Culturally Diverse Communities: Serves as a central clearinghouse of resources and information to facilitate communication, networking and collaboration to improve preparedness, build resilience and eliminate disparities for culturally diverse communities across all phases of an emergency.
American Trauma Society: Dedicated to the prevention of trauma and improvement of trauma care.
American College of Surgeons: Dedicated to improving the care of the surgical patient and to safeguarding standards of care in an optimal and ethical practice environment.
American Red Cross: Emergency response organization offering neutral humanitarian care to the victims of war, and aiding victims of devastating natural disasters. Also offers compassionate services in community services that help the needy; support and comfort for military members and their families; the collection, processing and distribution of lifesaving blood and blood products; educational programs that promote health and safety; and international relief and development programs.
Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality: Improving the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans.
Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT): Educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.
Ohio Injury Prevention Partnership (OIPP): A statewide group of professionals representing a broad range of agencies and organizations concerned with building Ohio's capacity to address the prevention of injury.
Prepare Ohio: Emergency preparedness for Ohio hospitals and health care systems.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Emergency Medical Services Program: Provides EMS education and training, initiates performance improvement initiatives and defines the standards of pediatric pre-hospital care.
- FEMA (fire emergency): Provides ways to be prepared in the event of a fire emergency.
- Ready.gov (home fires): Help homeowners in putting together a safe exit plan in the event of a home fire.
- CDC: Provides information on floods and what should be done to be prepared in the event of a flood.