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The L.A. County Disaster Healthcare Volunteers (DHV) formerly known as ESAR-VHP, is a federally mandated, collaborative effort led by the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services Emergency Medical Services Agency and Department of Public Health. Our mission is to recruit, pre-register, verify licensure and place of practice for medical, health, mental health and other volunteers in advance of major disasters or other public health emergencies. Units include: L.A. County Surge Unit, MRC Los Angeles, Beach Cities Health District MRC and Long Beach MRC. We encourage you to make your unit choice in advance of the next disaster.

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