Healthcare Preparedness and Response

iTEMA’s Medical Preparedness and Response Division is dedicated to creating and promoting a state of readiness and prompt response to protect the health of tribal members across the country during catastrophic events, large-scale disasters, and emergencies.  Our mission is to build a system that rapidly responds to tribal health emergencies through assessment and reduction of health threats through effective partnerships with local and federal governments, emergency services, the private sector, and volunteer agencies.  Our goal is to save lives and reduce the effects of disasters through preparedness, prevention, planning, and response.