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Emergency Preparedness and Response

General information for on disaster preparedness and response

Disaster and Emergency Medicine Management Phases

All-hazards disaster and emergency management can be understood as a three-phase model of preparedness, response, and recovery activities. These three phases are part of an ongoing cycle. When one is not responding to or recovering from disasters, one is  planning for future events and emergencies.

Materials on the three phases may be found within this guide at

Comprehensive Resources

Where to find information types

Disaster management information may be found at this site at one or more of the phase related pages.