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What Resources Are Contained In This Site?

The planning tools, fact sheets, trainings, and other materials available through this site have been developed by academic centers, government agencies, and non-profit organizations from across the United States. They are geared for public health, healthcare, emergency management, and social service providers who work with diverse and high-risk communities.

Diversity Preparedness is a web-based, publicly available library that includes the following:

  • A catalog of annotated and cross-referenced resources, including programs and projects that address a range of disasters and different communities, including racial and ethnic subgroups, culturally-identified communities, and at-risk populations such as children, the elderly, persons with functional needs and other special healthcare needs
  • Links to full-text sources and types of resources, including training and education content, research guides, risk communication tools, planning guidance, and peer-reviewed journal articles from experts in academic institutions, government agencies, healthcare and non-profit organizations
  • Links to federal, state, and local government, as well as private sector, academic, and community-based programs and websites with resources relevant to preparedness for at-risk and culturally diverse populations
  • A database of translated materials in multiple languages