People in all communities will be protected from
infectious, occupational, environmental, and
CDC will contribute to national,
state, and local efforts to prepare for and
prevent public health disasters before they
When a disaster has occurred, CDC will be
prepared to respond and support national,
state, and local partners in responding in
order to improve public health outcomes.
After response to a disaster has ended, CDC
will assist national, state, and local
partners in the recovery and restoration of
public health functions.