California’s Emergency Preparedness Efforts for Culturally Diverse Communities Status Challenges and Directions for the Future
Andrulis, D., Siddiqui, N., and Purtle, J. (2009). California’s Emergency Preparedness Efforts for Culturally Diverse Communities: Status, Challenges and Directions for the Future. Drexel University school of Public Health, Center for Health Equity.
The authors of this report examine the challenges and barriers to meeting the emergency preparedness needs of culturally diverse communities. The report also highlights gaps in programs and policies and provides promising practices and strategies to guide efforts at 5 the state, regional, and local levels. Although it focuses on California, the overall framework may be relevant to other states and jurisdictions.