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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.
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
This study explores what implications migrants’ presence holds for future emergencies, especially those arising from natural hazards, taking Thailand as case study.
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.
This chapter on Consular Crisis Management of the US Government online Foreign Affairs Manual (FAM) provides additional guidance for consular officers in planning for consular crisis management and actually managing a crisis.
Listos is a culturally appropriate Spanish language curriculum that uses the strengths and bonds within the Latino community to educate and prepare its members for emergencies or disasters. Listos works because it is conducted in a teaching style that is approachable and non-threatening.
This infographic by Upgraded Points will help travellers get to grips with what safety issues they need to consider before and during their vacation. It covers everything from getting prepared before they go, to how to take care of their health and money while they are abroad.
Foreign Volunteers Japan was established as an open discussion forum for sharing and discussing information regarding volunteer activities, aid delivery, and humanitarian relief issues concerning the post-quake/tsunami recovery in the Tohoku region.
To better understand social and structural changes needed to maximize community-based participation in emergency preparedness, 27 organizations, representing 12 states, participated in a study of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health.
Disaster Japan is a centralized disaster information for non-Japanese speakers in Japan. This site attempts to bring together, in English, as much information as possible.