Satillite view of Hurricane Katrina, Aug 25, when it was a catagory 5 hurricane

Hurricane Katrina

Resources to Help Respond to the Devastation

Message from the Director, NHLBI, to Investigators Affected by Hurricane Katrina

Information for Patients or Participants in NHLBI Studies

Early Pseudomonas Aeruginosa (Pa) Infection Control (EPIC) Participants and other CF Patients Affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

ARDSnet Patients from Lousiana State University: Hotline and Additional Information

ACCORD Patients/Participants in the Southeast - Medication Contacts and Emergency Information.

NHLBI Resources for Investigators

Katrina Emergency Email Account: For special questions and requests, please contact the NHLBI through the Katrina Emergency E-mail Account that has been established for this emergency ( NHLBI_Katrina@mail.nih.gov ).

Vascular Biology Laboratories Providing Opportunities for Displaced Scientists (NAVBO)


Important Note for all NIH Investigators

Investigators Displaced by the Hurricane

As soon as possible, please update your general contact information in the eRA Commons. You can do so by contacting the eRA Commons Help Desk by phone or by E-mail:
  • Phone: 1-866-504-9552
  • E-mail: commons@od.nih.gov
    For E-mail updates, please provide your full name, an associated grant number if applicable, and old and new E-mail addresses.

This will enable us to contact you for all future electronic communications and will ensure continued grant support.

Investigators Whose Research has been Affected by the Hurricane

As soon as possible, please contact your scientific program official and/or grants management official to discuss how the research project has been affected. E-mail addresses for NIH staff can be obtained from the NIH E-Mail Directory ( http://ned.nih.gov/ ).


Additional Resources You May Find Useful

These are a few of the many links available on the NIH and DHHS Web sites. Please note: these sites are updated frequently.


NIH Resources for Physicians and Investigators


HHS Hurricane Katrina Page for the Public (Victims as well as Volunteers), Investigators, and Physicians

Direct, in-page links to specific sections:
What HHS Is Doing
Health and Safety
How To Get Help
Donate and Volunteer
Finding Friends and Information
What Other Federal Agencies Are Doing
Key State Government Agencies in the Region

Additional Resources from the Federal Government

How to Get Helphttp://www.fema.gov/press/2005/katrinavictims.shtm
Donate and Volunteerhttp://www.usafreedomcorps.gov/
Finding Friends and Informationhttp://www.firstgov.gov/katrina
Health and Safetyhttp://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/hurricanes/index.asp
What Government is Doinghttp://www.dhs.gov/katrina
En Españolhttp://firstgov.gov/Espanol/Topics/Desastres.shtml

Also see:

AAMC: Academic Medicine Responds to Hurricane Katrina -This page has Medical Education, Patient Care, Research, Volunteer Information, and also includes updates from Tulane, LSU, and the University of South Alabama.


Last updated: October 3, 2005

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