The Pennsylvania Emergency Preparedness Competency Mapping Project contains a searchable Microsoft Access database of over 330 public health emergency response competencies. The database may be used for curriculum developers, course trainers, administrators, supervisors and disaster response professionals.
The Homeland Security, Disaster Response, and Public Safety: Assessing Corporate Readiness project assessed emergency/disaster response strategies within corporate settings. The goal was to create a knowledge system that supports the sharing of best practices and experiences related to corporate security/safety, communication channel distribution during crisis periods, human resource management issues, and strategies for responding to employee mental trauma.
The Temple University Philadelphia and Pennsylvania Quality of Life Survey assessed baseline conditions of Pennsylvanians’ preparedness, including concerns about natural disasters and terrorism, current preparedness practices, awareness of state resources and preferred communication formats. Summary of Survey Preliminary Findings.
The Health Education Center Outreach and Preparedness Training involved working with four PA Health Education Centers to develop preparedness activities to be included with their work with area corporations.