Latinos During Emergencies: Cultural Considerations Impacting Disaster Preparedness

Ms. Blanca Ramos, MSW, PhD School of Social Welfare University at Albany and Mr. Charles Kamasaki Executive Vice President National Council of La Raza

March 22, 2012

At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:

  1. Describe at least two cultural differences that might impact emergency preparedness and response activities
  2. Identify strategies for assessing the needs of the Latino population in a community.
  3. List two approaches used by the speakers to engage members from the Latino community in emergency response and preparedness activities
  4. Identify culturally sensitive, cross-cultural risk communication methods that incorporate issues of language, trust, literacy and the use of new media.

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Evaluation
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7. I was satisfied with the course overall.
8. This course enhanced my knowledge of the subject matter.
9. The course was relevant to what I might be expected to do to (prevent, prepare for, or respond to) an emergency.
10. The program content supported the objective(s).
11. This course provided content that is relevant to my daily job.
12. I would recommend this course to others.
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