Health Studies - Disaster Epidemiology & Response

Aerial view of a flooded neighborhood after a natural disaster.

NCEH provides expertise and leadership in epidemiology to state, tribal, local, territorial, federal, and international partners to help them prepare for and respond to natural and human-induced disasters. To do this, NCEH provides technical assistance; conducts surveillance, rapid needs assessments, and epidemiologic studies; and provides training in disaster epidemiology to public health professionals.

Page last reviewed: September 24, 2019