NCDP Resources

Below is a compilation of resources produced by NCDP or in partnership with external partners. This page is a living document and will be updated throughout the pandemic with relevant and useful resources.

NCDP Resources

  • Work in the Time of Pandemic, Phase 1
  • RCRC Toolbox
    • The RCRC Toolbox contains a wide-variety of preparedness and planning resources for all-hazards planning. As new COVID-19 resources become available they will be added as additional tools.
      • To assist in locating COVID-19 related tools in the RCRC Toolbox, we have assembled a brief selection of relevant items. Download the collection in English and Spanish.
    • Dr. Redlener and the NCDP team have created a child-focused tool titled: “Children and Coronavirus: A Guide for Families and Providers.” Access the tool in English and Spanish.
    • Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP) has become a new reality as we now practice those principles on a daily basis. A comprehensive COOP plan template, worksheets, and tools are available in English and Spanish.
    • On March 19th NCDP hosted a live webinar titled “Continuity of Operations Planning in a time of COVID-19: COOP for Child-serving & Community Organizations” where Jeff Schlegelmilch contextualizes COOP planning during COVID-19. English and Spanish subtitles available.
  • Children of Puerto Rico and COVID-19: At the Crossroads of Poverty and Disaster Webinar Series
  • Building Up Communities & Breaking the COVID-19 Divide Webinar Series
    • NCDP, in collaboration with Children’s Health Fund, collaborated on two-part webinar series titled Building Up Communities & Breaking the COVID-19 Divide geared toward health care providers and child-serving institutions. In this two part sessions, speakers engaged in a discourse centered on the social determinants of health and mental health as they relate to COVID-19. Visit the Webinar homepage for slides and video recordings.
  • NCDP Perspectives
  • Crisis Leadership in a Pandemic
    • NCDP’s Joe Pfeifer draws on his years of experience in his two-page guide, “Crisis leadership for a pandemic.” This two-page guide presents clear guiding principles for leaders during this time.
  • Reporting and COVID-19: A Webinar Series for Journalists
  • Community Planning for Economic Recovery
  • Journal of Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness (DMPHP)
    • Deputy Director Jeff Schlegelmilch and Research Scientist Thomas Chandler serve as a Deputy Editor and Associate Editor, respectively, for DMPHP. The journal has a special call and rapid review for COVID-19 related articles which will be available without a paywall, along with other COVID-19 articles from Cambridge Journals here.
  • Earth Institute LIVE
    • On March 26th, Irwin Redlener, Jeff Schleglmilch, and Jeff Shaman joined Earth Institute Director Alex Halliday for a COVID-19 Briefing webinar. The webinar covered COVID-19 epidemiology, impacts on the health cares system, systems readiness, and social impacts.
  • NCDP Pandemic Flu Reports and Publications
    1. Yoon Soo Park, L.B.-G., Jonathan J. Sury, Do Shared Barriers When Reporting to Work During an Influenza Pandemic Influence Hospital Workers’ Willingness to Work? A Multilevel Framework. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 2015. 9(02): p. 175-185. LINK
    2. Kanter, R.K., Would triage predictors perform better than first-come-first-served in pandemic ventilator allocation? Chest, 2014. LINK
    3. David M. Abramson, L.W., Jonathan J. Sury, Hillary Cohen, Broadcasting Flu Messages – Citywide Transmission and Community Reception: An Evaluation of Ready New York’s pandemic influence outreach campaign. 2009, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University: New York, NY. p. 1-37. LINK
    4. Rahul Gupta, D.M.A., Comparison of Urban Transit Planning Responses to Pandemic Influenza. 2007, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University p. 35. LINK
    5. Morse, S.S., The US pandemic influenza implementation plan at six months. Nat Med, 2007. 13(6): p. 681-4. LINK
    6. Morse, S.S., Pandemic Influenza: Studying the lessons of history. PNAS, 2007. 104(18): p. 7313 – 7314. LINK
    7. Lisa Soloff, G.A.T., Unanticipated Consequences of Pandemic Flu: School Related Issues: A Preliminary Literature Review. 2007, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University. p. 7. LINK
    8. Gregory A. Thomas, S.S.M., Wilmer Alvarez, Lisa Soloff, David M. Abramson, Irwin E. Redlener, The New York City Principals Pandemic Flu Survey: Are Schools Prepared?, in NCDP Info Brief. 2007, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University. LINK
    9. Elizabeth J. Fuller, D.M.A., Jonathan J. Sury, Unanticipated Consequences of a Pandemic Flu in New York City: A Neighborhood Focus Group Study. 2007, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University: New York. LINK
    10. Andrew L. Garrett, K.B.G., Interventions to Mitigate the Reduced Ability and Willingness to Work of Health Care Workers During a Pandemic Influenza Public Health Emergency. 2007, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University. p. 11. LINK
    11. Stephen S. Morse, R.L.G., Paula J. Olsiewski, Next Flu Pandemic: What to Do Until the Vaccine Arrives? Science, 2006. 314(10.1126/science.1135823): p. 929. LINK
    12. Elizabeth J. Fuller, D.M.A., Melissa Ruth Eng-Wong, Unanticipated Consequences of Pandemic Flu: Transportation Related Issues: A Preliminary Literature Review. 2006, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University. LINK
    13. Donald R. Olson, L.S., Paul J. Edelson, Stephen S. Morse, Epidemiological evidence of an early wave of the 1918 influenza pandemic in New York City. PNAS, 2005. 102(31): p. 11059 – 11063. LINK
  • Other Resources
    • During the H1N1 pandemic, NCDP collaborated with HITN to produce a documentary chronicling the impact on elusive communities such as undocumented immigrants. The documentary film can be viewed here.