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Emergency Services Unit
The Emergency Services Unit assists New Hampshire residents during emergency events, such as natural disasters or manmade events.

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The Emergency Services Unit (ESU), which operates under the direction of the Commissioner’s Office, coordinates the NH Department of Health and Human Services' (DHHS) disaster emergency response efforts under the direction of the Commissioner or designee. ESU is responsible for managing the Department's emergency supplies, supporting technologies used during disasters, and fulfilling the Health & Medical Services and Mass Care & Sheltering needs of the citizens of NH during a disaster.

The Emergency Services Unit coordinates these efforts with: Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) and Department of Safety (DoS).

In addition, ESU houses three critical Public Health response programs: The Disaster Behavioral Health Response Program, The National Hospital Preparedness Program, and the New Hampshire Metropolitan Medical Response System. Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol

If you are an employee of the NH Department of Health and Human Services and interested in volunteering to assist during emergency response or you are looking for more information about the Emergency Services Unit, please call (603) 271-9476 or (800) 852-3345 ext. 9476.

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