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Fact Sheet 2011-3079

USGS Emergency Response Resources

By Robert D. Bewley

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Every day, emergency responders are confronted with worldwide natural and manmade disasters, including earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, landslides, tsunami, volcanoes, wildfires, terrorist attacks, and accidental oil spills. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is ready to coordinate the provisioning and deployment of USGS staff, equipment, geospatial data, products, and services in support of national emergency response requirements.

Revised August 2, 2012

First posted July 5, 2011

For additional information contact:
Robert D. Bewley
U.S. Geological Survey
590 National Center
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive

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Suggested citation:

Bewley, R.D., 2011, USGS Emergency Response Resources: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011–3079, 2 p.

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