Building Public-Private Partnerships to Enhance Disaster Resilience: A Listening Session [open pdf - 338KB]
From the executive summary: "On October 5, 2015, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) Division for At-Risk Individuals, Behavioral Health and Community Resilience (ABC) and Grantmakers In Health (GIH) co-hosted a meeting Building Public-Private Partnerships to Enhance Disaster Resilience: A Listening Session. The listening session supported the National Health Security Strategy's (NHSS) aim to improve community health resilience-a community's ability to use its assets to strengthen public health and health care systems and to improve the community's physical, behavioral, and social health in order to withstand, adapt to, and recover from adversity. The objective of the meeting was to promote connectivity and enhance relationship building among private foundations and key preparedness, response, recovery, and resilience program representatives. The meeting was attended by 50 individuals representing federal government, national partners, and private philanthropy. Attendees were provided an opportunity to educate each other about programs and resources available in the public and private sectors that help support emotionally strong, healthy, and resilient communities."
United States. Department of Health and Human Services: http://www.phe.gov/