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Country:
United States of America
Type of practice:
Domestic laws and policies

The Robert T.

Country:
United States of America
Type of practice:
Awareness raising and communication tools

The Fast facts for disaster preparedness and response booklet aims at helping Chinese residents in San Francisco learn where to call, where to go, what to do and what to prepare before a crisis.

Country:
United States of America
Type of practice:
Program

The Latino Health Initiative (LHI) of the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services was established in July 2000 with the support of the County Executive and County Council.

Country:
United States of America
Type of practice:
Manuals

This manual shares the lessons Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS) has learned in its rich history and provides communities, agencies, and congregations with tools to incorporate that learning into a new or existing disaster plan. It includes:

Country:
United States of America
Type of practice:
Website

This is a web-based library of resources and information on disaster preparedness for culturally diverse communities and other at-risk populations created by the National Resource Center on Advancing Emergency Preparedness for Culturally Diverse Communities (“Diversity Preparedness”).

Country:
Australia, Republic of Korea
Type of practice:
Contingency plans

Like all Australian missions overseas, the Australian Embassy in Seoul maintains regularly updated consular contingency plans based on an ‘all hazards’ approach.

Country:
United States of America
Type of practice:
Research and reports

During the 2007 Southern California wildfires, racial and ethnic minorities suffered disproportionately adverse outcomes. This report examines emergency preparedness efforts targeting culturally diverse communities in California.

Country:
United States of America
Type of practice:
Contingency and preparedness plans

In the United States, authorities in Sonoma County, California, surveyed local civil society organizations to gather information on the numbers, locations and needs of their beneficiary population in order to develop a contingency and emergency communication plan for local groups with specific ne

Country:
Thailand
Type of practice:
Research and reports

This study explores what implications migrants’ presence holds  for future emergencies, especially those arising from natural hazards, taking Thailand as case study.

Country:
Japan
Type of practice:
Website

The website provides up-to-date warnings and emergency information in Korean, Chinese, Portuguese, Spanish and English. It includes information on available services, projected paths of storms, and evacuation orders and accompanying instructions.