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

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On, Wednesday, January 30, at 3:00 p.m. EDT there will be be a webinar about Meeting the Needs of Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities in Emergency Management.

In support of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, this webinar will share promising practices in emergency management to engage linguistically and culturally diverse populations within the  Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders community.  Presenters will give examples of best practices and explain how organizations that support diverse populations can get connected now to their state, territory and local governments and FEMA so when a disaster strikes, communities are better prepared at all levels. 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 (San Francisco)
  • FEMA Voluntary Agency Liaison (VAL) Unit

Please click this link if you need to register for the webinar: http://connect.hsin.gov/aapi2013a/event/registration.html

Please click this link if you are already a registered HSIN user and simply need to log-in to the webinar: http://connect.hsin.gov/aapi2013a/event/registration_login.html

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