Public Health Emergency - Leading a Nation Prepared
The mission of the Health and Social Services (HSS) Recovery Support Function (RSF) within the National Disaster Recovery Framework is to assist local community-led recovery efforts to restore and improve public health, healthcare, and social service networks while promoting the resilience, physical and behavioral health, independence, and well-being of individuals and communities affected by disasters and health emergencies.Specifically, the HHS RSF seeks to:
The Health and Social Services Recovery Support Function (HSS RSF) has identified nine core mission areas vital to recovery for communities and citizens.
While the first responders are dealing with the immediate impact of the disaster or health emergency, HSS RSF activities include:
Once the first responders have dealt with the immediate impact of the disaster or health emergency, HSS RSF activities include:
A variety of partner agencies and organizations play different roles in the implementation of HSS RSF.
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