The University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security (CHHS) is an academic non-profit consulting center that works with emergency responders around the globe to develop plans, policies and strategies for government, corporate, and institutional clients.
CHHS has grown dramatically since its founding in 2002, now boasting a staff of more than 40, with a wide range of academic and professional backgrounds.
CHHS provides general emergency preparedness planning, cyber response plans, continuity of operations planning, preparation for functional needs populations during emergencies, mass evacuation and sheltering planning, emergency communication systems, hospital coordination, trainings, and exercises.
Students at the Carey School of Law have the opportunity to extern at CHHS and gain hands-on experience working on cybersecurity and crisis management law and policy issues.
Visit the CHHS homepage for more information: https://www.mdchhs.com/
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