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The Community Preparedness Webinar Series: Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities

Meeting the Needs of the Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities in Emergency Management

Recorded January 30, 2013

View Recording - you may also download the English presentation via the recording

 Download the presentation in Vietnamese (43-slide PDF, 3 MB)

Download the presentation in Chinese (43-slide PDF, 3 MB)

In support of the White House Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Initiative, this webinar will share promising practices in emergency management to engage linguistically and culturally diverse populations within the  Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.  Presenters will share best practices and explain how organizations that support diverse populations can best connect with their state, territorial and local governments, and FEMA before a disaster happens.  Learn which preparedness strategies will best meet the needs of the diverse communities you serve.

Presenters on the webinar will include:

  • Asian American Federation of New York City
  • San Francisco’s Office of Civic Engagement and Immigrant Affairs
  • Chinatown Community Development Center, 2012 FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Award Winner
  • FEMA Voluntary Agency Liaison (VAL) Unit