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Primer: Emergency Legal Preparedness - Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria

posted on Fri, Sep 8 2017 1:21 pm by The Network for Public Health Law

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria have caused massive damage and displaced tens of thousands of people. Federal and state emergency declarations have been made to accelerate relief and recovery efforts through deployment of on-the ground personnel, supplies and health care to help those affected. This Primer provides a snapshot of current emergency declarations and what they authorize. The Primer is being updated as things develop with regard to Hurricane Maria.

Network attorneys are available to answer questions on this and other public health topics at no cost to you, and can assist you in using law to advance your public health initiatives. Contact a Network Attorney in your area for more information.

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