Public Health Practices: Enhancing Emergency Preparedness & Response
Public Health Practices
Enhancing Emergency Preparedness & Response
ASTHO - The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials


In 2010, Tennessee experienced the worst flooding emergency since 1937. Floods had dramatic effects on Tennessean communities, considering that 52 counties were declared disaster areas. Homes and...

Responding to Major Flooding in Two Counties (GA)

Heavy rainfall in September 2009 prompted the activation of Emergency Support Function (ESF) 6 and 8 in two counties in Georgia. Emergency preparedness staff supported ESF 6 operations with the Red...