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HHS Mailing Address
Please send written correspondence to:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
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Washington, D.C. 20201
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If you are the victim of a disaster and require assistance, please contact FEMA at (800) 621-3362 or visit DisasterAssistance.gov.
To find a Disaster Recovery Center, use FEMA's Disaster Recovery Center Locator.
Food-Borne Illnesses and Drug Tampering
To report on an emergency related to food-borne illness or drug product tampering, please contact the FDA's emergency hotline at 301-443-1240 or contact your local the consumer complaint coordinator.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) focuses on building resilience and facilitating recovery for those affected by disasters.
For help, call 1-877-SAMHSA7 (1-800-726-4727).
Environmental Violations: Air, Water, and Land
If you are winessing an environmental event that may lead to imminent threat to human health or the environment, please report it through the EPA National Response Center at 1-800-424-8802. To learn more about reporting spills and violations, visit Report Spills and Environmental Violations.
You can also use EPA's online tool to report a suspected environmental violation.
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