Emergency Preparedness and Response

Resources and perspectives for communities working to increase preparedness for health emergencies.

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Events like natural disasters and infectious disease outbreaks can pose a major threat to our health and well-being. Across the nation, RWJF is working to help communities become more prepared for health emergencies, and to strengthen community resilience and capacity for emergency response and recovery efforts.

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National Health Security Preparedness Index

The Index is an annual assessment of the nation’s preparedness for managing health emergencies. Through the aggregation and measurement of key preparedness data in all 50 states, it provides the most comprehensive picture available of health security and preparedness in the United States.

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Jordan Reese

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (609) 627-6322

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