Shelters (Evacuation and Emergency)

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Provider: CDC

Description: This web page addresses key topics for environmental health practitioners who perform many critical functions in shelters. Examples include conducting shelter assessments, testing drinking water supplies, conducting food safety inspections, and evaluating general safety and sanitation. Key topics include:

Environmental Health Training in Emergency Response – training addresses information on shelters and many environmental health topics commonly faced in response to emergency events

Public Health Surveillance During a Disaster – information to assess the human health impacts of a disaster and evaluate potential problems such as disease outbreaks

Target audience:  Environmental health practitioners

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