Emergency Preparedness

Hurricane Sandy Public Service Announcement in English and 9 non-English Languages, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (English, Arabic, Chinese, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese) 2012.

Help After a Disaster: Applicant’s Guide to the Individuals & Households Program, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (Arabic, Chinese, French, Greek, Haitian Creole, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Laotian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai, Urdu, Vietnamese), 2012. A PDF version is linked here, but a text version is also available on the FEMA page.

Protecting Your Family from Earthquakes – The Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety Department of Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean), 2007

Communicating Without English in an Emergency, Webinar, Planning Guide (PDF), Planning Template (PDF), 2011

3 Days 3 Ways Disaster Preparedness Workbook, (English Spanish, Chinese, Ukrainian, Vietnamese), American Red Cross, 2009

Disaster Preparedness in Urban Immigrant Communities, Lessons Learned from Recent Catastrophic Events and Their Relevance to Latino and Asian Communities in Southern California, June 2008

Guiding Principles and Tips for Emergency Preparedness Efforts Targeting Persons with Limited English Proficiency and Other Special Populations, Susan Shah, Vera Institute of Justice, March 29, 2008

Language Briefing Book, Language Rights: An Integration Agenda for
Immigrant Communities

Hurricane Katrina: Models for Effective Emergency Response in the Asian American Community, Asian American Justice Center