Disaster-FlagToday, as we begin National Preparedness Month, take a look back. 9/11 started the more commonplace concern of individual, business, and national preparedness for Disaster, then Katrina devastated the South, driving home the dire need for preparedness everywhere. Before we spend the next Month looking at our communication plans, preparedness caches, and emergency preparedness - let's look back:

Emergency Response 10 Years After Katrina

Remembering the historic events of the Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, CDC’s Deputy Director and Chief Medical Officer for CDC’s Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response Dr. Dan Sosin sat down with Public Health Matters to talk about his experience deploying to Louisiana as a member of the United States Public Health Service. Looking back on a decade of emergency preparedness and response, Dr. Sosin shares how public health emergency response has evolved over the past 10 years.