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Information on Specific Types of Emergencies

ebola virus

Recent Outbreaks & Incidents

Information about current disease outbreaks and public health incidents including how CDC and partners are working together to keep people safe and healthy.

radiation emergencies

Radiation Emergencies

Learn how to take actions to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your pets during a radiation emergency by getting inside, staying inside, and staying tuned.



Information for professionals and the general public on specific bioterrorism agents including fact sheets, case definitions, and communicating in the first hours.

natural disasters severe weather

Natural Disasters & Severe Weather

Preparedness information about natural disasters including extreme heat, floods, hurricanes, wildfires, winter weather, tornadoes, and more.

chemical emergencies

Chemical Emergencies

Information on specific chemical agents including fact sheets, case definitions, frequently asked questions, and how to protect yourself.

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