Technical Assistance Request

The Hurricane Response Hub is committed to providing customized technical assistance to individuals, organizations, and agencies recovering from the effects of 2017 Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. The goal is to enhance existing disaster-related morbidity and mortality surveillance, environmental health, and occupational health recovery initiatives through workforce capacity building activities such as providing training, resources, and educational tools.

To request technical assistance from one of the Hurricane Response Hub Technical Assistance Centers (HRHTAC), please click on the button below. A representative from an HRHTAC will contact you within 2 business days.

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Do you or your organization need training, resources, or educational tools related to hurricane and/or disaster response? Your local Hurricane Response Hub can help meet your needs!

  • Simple request? We’ll fulfill by email!
  • Need more discussion, we can hop on the phone!
  • If we don’t have the tools to answer your request, we will connect you to those that can.

The following is a menu of technical assistance services and topics that the Hurricane Response Hub Technical Assistance Centers can provide their jurisdiction:

  • Email discussions: HRHTACs will fulfill straightforward technical assistance requests via email. For example, a TA request for a fact sheet on best practices for mold remediation will be answered by email with the requested resources supplied as an attachment.
  • Phone consultations: HRHTACs may fulfill more complex requests over the phone. This may include phone conferences with multiple individuals or organizations.
  • Facilitating connections to people, organizations, or resources: As the go-to for hurricane-related resources and training for their jurisdiction, HRHTACs may fulfill TA requests by facilitating introductions to individuals, organizations, or other existing resources.
  • Training and educational opportunities: Each HRHTAC will provide access to relevant training and educational opportunities for their jurisdiction on their website.
  • Disaster-related morbidity and mortality surveillance tools and training
  • Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response (CASPER) toolkit.
  • Disaster epidemiology methods.
  • Environmental health: air safety, water safety, vector control, mold, chemical hazards, carbon monoxide, etc.
  • Occupational health: responder safety, trauma and wellness support, protective equipment, electrical safety, clean-up procedures, etc.
  • Communicating about environmental and occupational health hazards.