Public Health Emergency Preparedness
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Table 2.1. Types of Disasters, Hazards, or Events that May Require Federal Assistance
|Type of Event
||Flood, earthquake, hurricane, tornado, typhoon, landslide, tsunami, ice storm, drought, wildfire, epidemic, disease
||Chemical spill, transportation accident, industrial accident, radiological incident, nuclear incident, explosion, utility outage
||Public demonstration, protest, civil disturbance, strike, mass immigration
||Chemical attack, biological attack, radiological attack, nuclear attack, high-explosive attack, war
||Inauguration, State of the Union, Olympics, major sporting event, summit conference, cyber attack
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