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About Our Center

Our Mission

The mission of the Institute for Disaster and Emergency Preparedness is dedicated to local, state, and national education and training in the community and schools for all professionals, other health care workers, and executives provided in an interdisciplinary and collaborative fashion to:

  • prevent, protect, respond, prepare for, and recover from hazardous events
  • emphasize vulnerable, hard-to-reach, and disadvantaged populations
  • serve as a resource center in all-hazards preparedness
  • perform research related to all-hazards preparedness
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