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Nicolette Louissaint, Ph.D.

July 19, 2017

July 19, 2017 - At the core of Healthcare Ready’s mission is the belief that we are stronger together. Working across sectors, pulling ... (more)

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Why Access to Healthy Foods in Low Income Communities is Important for Resilience

Lailah Fofana

July 13, 2017

July 13, 2017 - One of the most crucial elements that must be monitored during hurricane season is how patients with chronic diseases receive... (more)


Healthcare Ready Names Nicolette Louissaint Executive Director

WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 17, 2017 – Healthcare Ready announced today that Nicolette Louissaint, Ph.D., has been named executive director and board president. In this role, Dr. Louissaint will guide the strategic direction and lead the growth of the organization.

“Nicolette has a depth of experience in healthcare emergency preparedness and disaster response, which she brings to... (more)

Poll Shows Americans Still Fear Disasters Most

For the Second Year, Poll Shows Americans Fear Natural Disasters Affecting Their Communities More than Terrorism, Global Pandemic or Cyber-Attack Combined

At the Start of Hurricane Season, Results Indicate Majority of Americans are Concerned about the Possibility of a Disaster, but are Not Prepared.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 1, 2017: A new survey o... (more)


Domestic Preparedness

Resilient Communities – More Than Just “Grit”

May 16, 2017

The upcoming hurricane season and recent reports of disease outbreaks – domestically and abroad – serve as reminders that there are several threats... (more)

Domestic Preparedness

Building Community Resilience Through Health Equity

April 5, 2017

In the past few years, the public health field has moved to account for the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age that pos... (more)

RealClear Health

Disaster Relief Depends on Secure Supply Chains

March 30, 2017

A FedEx warehouse might save your life. When hurricanes are approaching, FedEx allows the Red Cross to stock emergency supplies in its warehouses. ... (more)


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