Strong Community Ties Strengthen National Health Security

By Pamela Barnes, MA, National Strategic Engagement Team Lead, Office of Policy and Planning, Division of Policy and Strategic Planning, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response Every disaster holds the potential to impact health so this…

Recap of the White House Innovation for Disaster Response and Recovery Demo Day

On Tuesday, July 29th, I was lucky to attend the White House Innovation for Disaster Response and Recovery Demo Day. I never tire of having the opportunity to meet with people who are working directly in the field of emergency preparedness and response. The day…