The Citizen Corps Program is a national effort to make communities safer and better prepared to respond to threats of terrorism, crime, public health issues, and disasters of all kinds through education, training, and volunteer service. Five partner programs are affiliated with Citizen Corps: Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT), Medical Reserve Corps (MRC), Volunteers in […]
Disaster Planning & Response Archives - Page 2 of 4 - University of Nebraska Public Policy Center
Sometimes Nebraskans have to recover from storms and floods. The heroic phase of disaster response (sandbagging and people pulling together) is often followed by a period of disillusionment (disappointment with aid and coping with clean up). Reconstruction takes time – and can be stressful. The PPC worked to provide crisis counseling assistance, create public service […]
This project engaged the public in discussions regarding which subgroups in the population require the earliest vaccine protection against influenza in the event of a pandemic. The project tested a new model of public engagement and gathered useful information for decision makers by including a societal perspective on the prioritization of pandemic flu vaccine.
Harris County Pandemic Influenza Partner Workshop: Summary Report. The Keystone Center (Undated).
(2011 July 29). Evaluation of Influenza Pandemic-Focused Public Engagement for Harris County Public Health Services. University of Nebraska Public Policy Center.
(2010 May 31). Evaluation of the Public Engagement Demonstration Projects for Pandemic Influenza. The Public Policy Center University of Nebraska.
(2010 April). How to Help Your Community Recover from Disaster: A Manual for Planning and Action. The Society for Community Research and Action.
(2009 October 25). Evaluation of Novel H1N1 Vaccine Policy Public Engagement. The Public Policy Center University of Nebraska
(2009 September 30). The Public Engagement Project on the H1N1 Pandemic Influenza Vaccination Program. The Keystone Center.