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HHS Response and Recovery Resources Compendium

HHS Response and Recovery Resources Compendium Project is an easy to navigate, comprehensive web-based repository of HHS resources and capabilities available to Federal, State, local, territorial and tribal stakeholders before, during, and after public health and medical incidents. The resources in this repository may also be useful for public health and medical emergency management officials. Each topic contains a list of the major HHS capabilities, products and services that support that function, a brief description of each and information on accessing them.

​Situational Awareness Public Health Surveillance Medical Care Personnel
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Public Health Surveillance Icon Monitoring health of general and special medical needs.

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Medical Care Personnel Icon Clinical public health and medical care specialists.

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Medical Equipment & Supplies Patient Movement ​ ​Hospital Care  
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​Equipment, supplies, diagnostic supplies, radiation detecting devices, and countermeasures.

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Patient movement icon ​Capabilities to transport seriously ill patients and special medical needs populations.

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​Pre-hospital triage and treatment and inpatient hospital care.

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​ ​Outpatient Services ​Decontamination Drug, Biologic & Device Safety
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​Support for pre-hospital triage and treatment as well as outpatient services.

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Resources to assist with patient decontamination.

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Information for  industry on the safety and efficacy.
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​ ​Blood Products & Services ​ ​Food Safety and Security Agriculture Feed Safety & Security
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​Information on safety, availability, and logistical requirements of blood and tissues.

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Information on safety, security, and defense of federally regulated foods. 

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Agricultural feed and security

​Information on food-producing animals, animal feed, and therapeutics. 

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​ ​Worker Health & Safety ​ ​All Hazard Consultation Substance Abuse & Mental Health
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​Expert advice and resources to support worker safety and health.

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​Assistance assessing public health, medical, and veterinary impacts.
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​Resources and information to support mental and behavioral health care.

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Public Health & Medical Information   Vector Control ​ ​Environmental Health
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​Resources for federal public health and medical messaging with jurisdictional officials.

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​Resources for assessing,  investigating and mitigating vector-borne threats. 

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​Assistance assessing potable water, wastewater, solid waste disposal, and other environmental health issues.

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Mortuary Services
​ ​Veterinary Services ​ ​Recovery
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​Information to assist in the tracking, documenting and respectful management of human remains.

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​Resources to assist with the treatment sick or injured animals.

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​Coordination of federal health and social services to support community recovery.

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​ ​Mass Care & Emergency Assistance External Communications
​ ​General Information
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​Resources for sheltering and feeding operations, emergency first aid, bulk distribution of emergency items, and communication with family members.

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Resources to assist with communications and outreach.

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Additional information on issues related to health response and recovery issues.

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  • This page last reviewed: July 15, 2015