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Emergency Preparedness and Response

Learn how FDA prepares for and responds to emergencies and how FDA plays a role in protecting the United States from terrorism and emerging threats.

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Crisis Management

FDA's role in coordinating emergency and crisis response activities involving regulated products.

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Training: ICS-100.FDA

A free online course on using Incident Command System (ICS) principles in incidents involving FDA-regulated products.

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If you are currently experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911.

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Information for consumers, health professionals, and members of industry seeking to voluntarily report a defect, complaint, problem, or adverse event involving a FDA regulated product.

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