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This report summarizes challenges and successes related to regional public health and medical response planning by Region IV’s Unified Planning Coalition (UPC) and the Mid-America Alliance (MAA) in Regions VII/VIII. Information sharing, resource inventories, coalition representation and coordination, and geographic boundary considerations are discussed.