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VHA Office of Emergency Management

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VA's Fourth Mission

More about VA's Fourth Mission

VA’s Fourth Mission is to improve the Nation’s preparedness for response to war, terrorism, national emergencies, and natural disasters. Actions ensure continued service to Veterans, and support national, state, and local emergency management efforts.

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Being ready and prepared before disaster strikes keeps you ahead when its time to recover and restore.

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VHA Coronavirus information and guidance

VHA Coronavirus response

VA has implemented an aggressive public health response to protect and care for Veterans, their families, health care providers, and staff in the face of this emerging health risk. We are working directly with the CDC and other federal partners to respond and recover from the virus.

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We focus on providing reliable information to Veterans and the public about emergency preparedness activities within the VA health care system.

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