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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Planning Resources

For Emergency Managers and Health and Social Service Providers

Federal agencies offer a variety of programs and guidance to assist emergency managers and health care and social service providers plan for emergency response and recovery.

Planning To Serve Residents with Disabilities or Access and Functional Needs

In New York:
In New Jersey:
Planning for Disaster Behavioral Health:
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration provides studies and guidance on planning for behavioral health.  Learn More >>
The National Center for Traumatic Stress Network, a non-government organization provides guidance and tips for families, educators, providers, and other community members. Learn More >>
Psychological First Aid Training and Resources
Additional Resources:



Hurricane Sandy Recovery 2012

From the HHS Blogs

Partner Resources


 Link to 

Be Ready for the Next Response


Register with Emergency System  for Advance Registration of  Volunteer Health Professionals

  • This page last reviewed: November 19, 2012