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Disaster and Emergency Resources

The Society of Critical Care Medicine is poised to respond to natural and manmade disasters and emergencies by providing a variety of resources to the critical care community. During disaster events, this site provides resources related to specific volunteer opportunities, complimentary Fundamental Disaster Management chapters, and relevant links to external organizations and institutions, as well as continuous updates from the Society and its members.

Typhoon Hagibis
The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) continues to monitor Typhoon Hagibis. SCCM has reached out to those in the affected area. If you have information to share or need assistance, please contact the Society at

Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM)

The U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported 80 confirmed cases of the polio-like illness, acute flaccid myelitis (AFM). More than 200 other cases are under investigation.

The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) has curated several resources aimed at helping critical care professionals identify, treat, and report cases of AFM.

AFM Resources

Help the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) to respond quickly with products, services, and volunteers when critical care is severely impacted by a natural or man-made disaster anywhere in the world.

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