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Disaster Prepared: How Federal Funding in the United States Supports Health System and Public Health Readiness

Schlegelmilch, Jeffrey; Petkova, Elisaveta P.; Redlener, Irwin E.

Federal funding for health and medical preparedness in the United States has created an important foundation for preparing the health and medical systems to respond to a wide range of hazards. A declining trend in funding for these preparedness activities threatens to undo the progress that has been made over the last decade, and reduce the state of readiness to respond to the health and medical impacts of disasters.

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Published In
Journal of Business Continuity & Emergency Planning
Volume
9
Issue
2
Pages
112 - 118
Academic Units
National Center for Disaster Preparedness
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