Emergency Planning, Training, and Response

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In some cases, emergency situations can be anticipated and planned for accordingly. Other times, professionals can only respond to emergencies after they have happened.

This section provides resources for professionals to plan for, train for, and respond to WASH-related emergencies.

Planning and Training for a WASH-related Emergency

Environmental Health
Water Security
Drinking Water
Drought
Wastewater
  • CDC. Community Wastewater Systems. Documents to help public wastewater utility facilities with planning, training, and responding to emergency incidents.
Healthcare

Responding to a WASH-related Emergency

Drinking Water and Drinking Water Advisories
Hauled Water or Bulk Water Delivery
Hygiene, Handwashing, Diapering, and Clean-up
Sanitation and Wastewater
Worker Safety
Community Shelters or Mass Care
Water-related Diseases and Illnesses