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Preparedness 3.0: Addressing the Future

Preparedness 3.0: Addressing the Future

Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness 9(6): 728-729

The last 14 years has taught us that that we are facing a new reality; a reality in which public health emergencies are a common occurrence. Today, we live in a world with dangerous people without state sponsorship who are an enormous threat to our safety; one where emerging and reemerging infectious diseases are waiting to break out; a world where the benefits of globalization in trade, transportation, and social media brings threats to our communities faster and with a greater risk than ever before. Even climate change has entered into the preparedness equation, bringing with it the forces of nature in the form of extreme weather and its complications.

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DOI: 10.1017/dmp.2015.138

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