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Johns Hopkins Center for Public Health Preparedness

A public health systems approach to preparedness and emergency response

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As Hurricane Season Approaches, IBM and The Weather Company Collaborate on Emergency Management for Cities
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How Healthcare for Wild Animals Could Stop the Next Pandemic
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Could Climate Change Cause the Next Cholera Pandemic?
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Corporations, Foundations and Charitable Organizations Help American Red Cross Prepare Communities for Disasters
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How to Make Disaster Response Sensitive to Persons with Disabilities

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Creating, strengthening and maintaining sustainable public health preparedness infrastructure and response systems that address the adverse mental and behavioral effects of emergencies.

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Training and academic preparation in the core competencies of public health preparedness to plan for and respond to bioterrorism, infectious disease and other public health threats and emergencies.

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CDC-Funded Centers Highlighted

The CDC-funded public health preparedness research and training center networks have recently been featured in two journal publications.  Click on the links below to read about these centers' work to advance the field of public health preparedness.

Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Centers

Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Centers



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