The Role of Applied Epidemiology Methods in the Disaster Management Cycle

Disaster epidemiology (i.e., applied epidemiology in disaster settings) presents a source of reliable and actionable information for decision-makers and stakeholders in the disaster management cycle. However, epidemiological methods have yet to be routinely integrated into disaster response and fully communicated to response leaders.

September 06, 2017

Disaster Surveillance: American Samoa Tsunami Response

For its September 2010 meeting, the ISDS Public Health Practice Committee hosted a special presentation on disaster surveillance in American Samoa as a part of its ongoing disaster surveillance series. The talk, entitled, "Disaster Surveillance: American Samoa Tsunami Response, Use of CDC's Surveillance and Assessment Tools for Natural Disaster," was given by Amy Schnall, Project Coordinator for the Disaster Surveillance Workgroup at CDC. Ms. Schnall filled in for Amy F. Wolkin, MSPH, who gave a similar talk at this year's CSTE conference.


October 20, 2017

Contact Us


288 Grove Street, Box 203
Braintree, MA 02184
(617) 779 0880

This Knowledge Repository is made possible through the activities of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Cooperative Agreement/Grant #1 NU500E000098-01, National Surveillance Program Community of Practice (NSSP-CoP): Strengthening Health Surveillance Capabilities Nationwide, which is in the interest of public health.

Site created by Fusani Applications