Connecticut Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security

Connecticut State Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Most Popular Programs and Services Featured Links Commissioner James C. RovellaThe Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (DEMHS) is charged with developing, administering, and coordinating a comprehensive and integrated statewide emergency management and homeland security program that encompasses all human-made and natural hazards, and includes…

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Home – Helping Mothers Survive

 A Picture of Maternal HealthThe Helping Mothers Survive Secretariat aims to ensure that women and newborns worldwide receive high-quality care by equipping health professionals with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed.Get to know your HMS SecretariatJhpiego leads a consortium of global partners to provide and promote HMS as an evidence-based suite of learning…

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Want to receive updates as soon as they are released?Subscribe to our newsletter » The CDC is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that has now been detected internationally, including in the United States. View latest info » Atlantic hurricane season officially starts June 1 and ends Nov. 30. If…

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Disaster Preparedness & Response – Child Welfare Information Gateway

The process of developing and implementing emergency response plans for States, Tribes, and child welfare agencies is complex. The resources on these pages are intended to help States and jurisdictions in developing comprehensive disaster preparedness plans and responding to emergencies quickly and effectively to protect children and families. The resources are organized by preparedness (before…

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Emergency Preparedness

Emergencies and disasters happen frequently in Pennsylvania. While there is often a loss of property and economic impacts, the public health and medical consequences of disasters can be life threatening. Through the department’s Bureau of Emergency Preparedness and Response (BEPR), we work to respond and help protect public health. The bureau functions as our principle preparedness and…

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Preparedness | HumanitarianResponse

To enhance emergency preparedness within the multilateral humanitarian system, the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) has developed the Emergency Response Preparedness (ERP) approach, which was adopted for field testing in August 2015. The approach is based on a review of relief operations over the past decade and enables the humanitarian community to proactively prepare for crises…

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