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

Mathew, A.B.; Kelly, K.
A Tomas Rivera Policy Institute

June 1, 2008

The study’s goal is to develop realistic policy recommendations for local emergency response personnel as well as city, county, state, and federal officials, and to improve dissemination of emergency information and equitable delivery of services to LEP immigrant communities, not only in Southern California, but also in areas with similar demographics throughout the nation.