Disaster Research Response (DR2) Program
The DR2 Program provides training, funding, and a Resources Portal of tools to empower human health research in response to disasters and public health emergencies.
Why do public health emergency and disaster research?
Where to find disaster research tools?
COVID-19 Collection of Research Tools
How to get started in DR2?
Who is doing disaster research response?
Program and Partners
Impetus, history, highlights, and goals of the future of the program at NIEHS.
DR2 facilitates collaborations among research, community, international, and other partners through the EHS Network.
Tools and Resources
A curated repository of data collection tools and resources for human health research in response to disasters and public health emergencies.
Guidance and protocols for collecting human health data in disasters and public health emergencies, including NIEHS RAPIDD protocol.
Support and Training
Announcements of funding opportunities, collaborations, and partners.
Workshops, curricula, and other resources on how to conduct emergency and disaster research safely and effectively.
The National Institutes of Health Disaster Research Response (DR2) program leads U.S. efforts and works with global partners to improve capacity for timely research related to disasters and public health emergencies. NIEHS coordinates the program. For more information, please see: NIH Disaster Research Response (DR2) Program (1MB)