CASPER Books and Web Sites


Rapid needs assessment protocols for emergencies.
Geneva: World Health Organization; 1999.
ISBN 92 4 154515 1.

Public health guide for emergencies (Chapter 4). (PDF)
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
Accessed July 3, 2003.

Gregg, Michael B. The public health consequences of disasters 1989.
Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 1989.

Landesman, Linda Y. Public health management of disasters: The practice guide.
Washington, DC: American Public Health Association; 2001.
ISBN 0 87553 025 7.


Web Sites

World Health Organization:
Department of Emergency and Humanitarian Action

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
Emergency Preparedness and Response and
Disaster Epidemiology

Federal Emergency Management Agency:
Directory of Community Emergency Training Programs by State

Pan American Health Organization:
Disaster Information

Texas Cooperative Extension:
Disaster Preparedness



External links to other sites are intended to be informational and do not have the endorsement of the Texas Department of State Health Services. These sites may also not be accessible to people with disabilities.

Last updated February 26, 2021