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The Community Preparedness Webinar Series: Latino Community

Meeting the Needs of Latino Communities in Emergency Management

Recorded Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Diaz Transcript

Pollio and Zelaya Transcript

Pacheco Transcript


  • Mr. Charles Kamasaki – Executive Vice President, National Council of La Raza
  • Mr. Guadalupe Pacheco, MSW – Senior Health Advisor to the Director, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health
  • Mr. Josué Diaz, Voluntary Agency Liaison, FEMA Region II – Caribbean Area Division
  • Chief Steven A. Pollio, Fire Chief, City of Coconut Creek, Florida; Mr. Freddy Zelaya, Jr. Domestic Preparedness and Emergency Management Coordinator, City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Question and Answer Session 


As follow up to the FEMA Latino Leadership Summit held in August of 2011, this webinar highlighted tools and community best practices to support the inclusion of Latino communities in local emergency management.

If you have any questions regarding this webinar, please contact

Last Updated: 09/23/2013