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Hurricane Florence - 2018

When tragedies occur, members, non-members and other organizations frequently contact ACEP to determine what role or action ACEP is taking to provide relief or coordinate assistance.

ACEP is a non-profit, professional medical association that is the leading advocate for emergency physicians, their patients and the public.
ACEP is not a disaster relief organization and does not coordinate physician relief efforts.

However, we do offer guidance for health care professionals interested in assisting disaster medical response.

ACEP Resources

Policy Statement: Unsolicited Medical Personnel Volunteering at Disaster Scenes

Toolkit: Disaster Planning for the Elderly & Special Needs
 

Info Paper: Disaster Planning for Persons with Access & Functional Needs

Regional Resources

North Carolina Hospital Association

North Carolina State Emergency Mgmt

North Carolina Power
 

South Carolina Hospital Association

South Carolina State Emergency Mgmt

South Carolina Power
 

National & Global Resources

Hospital Disaster Preparedness Assessment Tool

Volunteering for DMAT Teams (HHS)
 

DHS/ASPR Website on Hurricanes
 

National Hurricane Center
 

FEMA
 
 
 

FEMA: Hospital Evacuation: Principles and Practices

FEMA: How to Prepare for a Hurricane
 

Urban Search And Rescue (USAR)
 

Red Cross
 
 

Salvation Army Disaster Relief
 

Baptist Men Disaster Relief Organization

Disaster Hero Video Game
 

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