Stories about Recovery

Environmental health professionals: Learn how some jurisdictions rebuilt their environmental health services programs after natural disasters.

CDC supported work in five jurisdictions in response to hurricanes in 2017.

CDC supported environmental health recovery activities in five jurisdictions affected by hurricanes and flooding.1 With this support, these jurisdictions worked to rebuild and strengthen their environmental health services and systems to prevent environmental exposures to the public.

1Activities funded through the Cooperative Agreement for Emergency Response: Public Health Crisis Response (CDC-RFA-TP18-1802). Cooperative agreement OT18-1804, Technical Assistance for Response to Public Health or Healthcare Crises – Hurricane Response, provided funding to the National Environmental Health Association, Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, and Association of State and Territorial Health Officials to help support work in these jurisdictions.