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Volunteering Throughout the Disaster Cycle: Insights from the Medical Reserve Corps

One of the strongest threads woven into the fabric of American culture is that of volunteer service. When someone is in need, we ask what can be done to help. This is never more evident than during a time of disaster. As we recognize September as National Preparedness Month, it is important to note that being involved in preparing your community for disaster puts you in the best position to help during a disaster as well as insure your county, city, or town is able to quickly recover and regain its footing.

To read the article, please click here:

http://blogs.cdc.gov/publichealthmatters/2012/09/volunteering/