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About Us

International Emergency and Refugee Health Branch (IERHB) of the CDC under the Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services (EEHS), at the National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH), at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). IERHB's mandate is to study, provide technical assistance related to, and respond to complex humanitarian emergencies. 

IERHB has three technical teams. The Complex Humanitarian Emergency Team (CHET) focuses on diverse health issues related to refugees and other displaced populations. The War-related Injury Team (WIT) focuses on the public health impact of armed conflict on civilian populations. The International Emergency Preparedness Team (IEP) focuses on the promotion of global health through the effective management of individual and national emergencies. .

IERHB Mission Statement

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