Integrating Immigrant Families in Emergency Response, Relief, and Rebuilding Efforts

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Abstract:

This report offers a framework for how local governments can incorporate limited english proficiency (LEP) residents and immigrants into the emergency planning process, increase their preparedness, and develop capacity in key public agencies to communicate with and serve these residents.

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Citation:

Wang, T., & Yasui, L. (2008). Integrating immigrant families in emergency response, relief and rebuilding efforts.  Integrating immigrant families in emergency response, relief and rebuilding efforts.

About This Study:

Outcome(s): Emergency Preparedness
Intervention(s): Disaster and emergency preparedness services
Intervention Duration: Ongoing
Relevant ORR Program: Ethnic Community Self-Help Program, Preferred Communities, Refugee Health Promotion
Study Type: Suggestive evidence
Full Text Availability: Free
Direction of Evidence: Positive impact
Strength of Evidence: Suggestive
Gender(s) of Participants: All
Age(s) of Participants: Adults
Region(s) of Origin of Participants: Multiple Regions

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