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VHA Office of Emergency Management

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Reference Materials

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and other agencies have developed handbooks, training materials and other guidance for emergency management personnel:

Directives

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Education and Training

Read education and training materials developed to help health care facilities be safer and more effective in providing health care during emergencies.

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Guidance from Other Agencies and Organizations

  • National Incident Management System (NIMS)*
    Standardized, comprehensive framework to help government offices, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and the private sector to work together to manage emergencies
  • Strategic National Stockpile Coordination (121 KB, PDF)
    Department of Health and Human Services letter instructing Strategic National Stockpile Coordinators to include VA facilities in their strategic national stockpile distribution plans
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