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Public Health Preparedness: Strengthening the CDC's Emergency Response

Published January 2009

This Center for Disease Control report "describes the range of fiscal year (FY) 20071 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) projects that received Terrorism Preparedness and Emergency Response (TPER) funding.

...The report begins with a chapter describing CDC’s unique role in preparing the nation to
respond to a range of health threats and how this role fits into the framework of federal
response activities. Each of the five chapters that follow describes preparedness activities and
accomplishments and ends with a summary of challenges. The report concludes with the
“Moving Forward” chapter, describing priorities for future preparedness activities."

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