Providing Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Care in Emergency Responses
Stories and Lessons Learned from Hurricane Sandy
Resource Topic: Emerging Issues, Promising Practice, Emergency Preparedness
Resource Subtopic: Emergency Preparedness, Emergency Responses, Programs and Services, Policy and Advocacy, Special and Vulnerable Populations, Quality Improvement, Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS)
Year Developed: 2005
Resource Type: Publication
Primary Audience: C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, CMOs, etc)
Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations
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Resource Summary: This second edition of AAPCHO's emergency preparedness compendium highlights the value and need for sharing best practices that are sensitive to the specific needs of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AA&NHPIs) in emergency management efforts.
Resource Details: This second edition is a compendium of stories and lessons health centers learned in emergency management from Hurricane Sandy. It shares useful information for health centers, primary care associations (PCAs), hospitals, state departments of health, and other stakeholders in the area of emergency management, and to demonstrate the vital role health centers play in emergencies and disasters.