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Emergency Response Research

EPA at 50 logoEPA's emergency response and homeland security research provides science and technology needed to effectively respond to and recover from disasters. Natural disasters and man-made disasters, whether intentional or unintentional, can result in contamination that threatens human health, the environment, and our economy. Communities must be resilient to avoid such catastrophes. Resilience requires scientific information to support good decisions.

Read about EPA's research on COVID-19 in the environment

Upcoming Webinars: Registration Open!

COVID-19: UV-C Devices and Methods for Surface Disinfection

January 21, 2021, from 2:00 to 3:00 PM ET

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EPA Tools & Resources Webinar: Effectiveness of Medical and Cloth Masks for COVID-19 Protection

January 27, 2021, from 3:00 to 4:00 PM ET

Visit the Tools & Resources Webinar page for registration and more information.