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Earthquake in Southern Asia

The Society of Critical Care Medicine extends its deepest condolences to all those affected by the devastating earthquake that recently struck southern Asia. At this time, there is no call for critical care volunteers, but the Society will be closely monitoring the situation.

Please note that the Society maintains a website with various emergency response resources at www.sccm.org/disaster. You’re encouraged to visit this site to access pertinent disaster-related resources.

For general information about disaster preparedness, learn more about the Society’s Fundamental Disaster Management (FDM) program. Also, visit LearnICU.org/Disaster for additional disaster resources, including these FDM sample chapters:

Intensive Care Unit Microcosm Within Disaster Medical Response

Disaster Preparation for the Critical Care Provider—Setting the Stage

What Matters? The Role of an ICU During Disaster