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Emergency Preparedness Resource Inventory (EPRI)

A Tool for Local, Regional, and State Planners

Bioterrorism and Other Public Health Emergencies
Tools and Models for Planning and Preparedness

Part 2: Technical Manual

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Tom Rich
Andrea Hassol

The Emergency Preparedness Resource Inventory (EPRI) is a tool allowing local or regional planners to assemble an inventory of critical resources that would be useful in responding to a bioterrorist attack. In addition to a Web-based software tool, EPRI includes an Implementation Report, a Technical Manual, and an Appendix.


1. Introduction
2. Installation
3. Setup and Customization
   Resources and Resource Types
   Location Types
   Assignment of Resources to Location Types
   Mapping Setup
4. User Registration Process
   Users and User Roles
   Registration Wizard
5. Entering Inventory Data
6. Reports
   Controlling Access to Reports
7. Monitoring Data Quality and Communicating with Data Providers
   Sending E-mail to Users
   Missing Data
   Out-of-Date Data
   Switching to Emergency Mode
Appendix—Installation Instructions

AHRQ Publication No. 05-0077-2
Current as of May 2005

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