Regional Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response: Region 9 Workplan

The Regional Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response: Region 9 Workplan is a project funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Office of Applied Research (OAR) within the Office of Readiness and Response (ORR) and implemented by Public Health Institute. This project helps prepare for the establishment of a regional center informed by community needs, in order to improve public health preparedness and response. Region 9 includes Arizona, California, Hawai’i, Nevada, more than 157 federally recognized tribes, and U.S. Pacific Islands: American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Republic of Palau, and Republic of the Marshall Islands.

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Wildfires & Extreme Heat: Resources to Protect Yourself & Your Community

Communities across the U.S. and around the world are grappling with dangerous wildfires and extreme heat. These threats disrupt and uproot communities and pose serious risks to environmental and community health—from rising temperatures, unhealthy air pollutants, water contamination and more. Find PHI tools, resources and examples to help communities take action and promote climate safety, equity and resiliency.

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