August 25th marks the fourth anniversary of Hurricane Harvey slamming into Rockport, Texas- most people will remember the devastating rainfall.
Building disaster-related public health capacity to enhance environmental and occupational health recovery efforts nationwide.
An eight-course learning series framed using a Texas coastal lens for public health, first responder, emergency response and preparedness professionals, and healthcare practitioners.
Climate Change and Diverse Communities: Assessing Legacies of the Past, Building Opportunities for the Future
Vulnerability to climate change differs substantially across regions, communities and even households, and the communities that are most vulnerable to climate change also face poverty, health disparities, and other social
Guidance for Integrating Culturally Diverse Communities into Planning for and Responding to Emergencies: A Toolkit
The disproportionate destruction and costs in lives and quality of life for racially and ethnically diverse communities resulting from Hurricane Katrina and other recent public health events have served as
Participation of the entire populace in preparing for and responding to an event is imperative to minimizing harm and saving lives.
Building a National Strategy for Advancing Preparedness Programs and Policies for Racially and Ethnically Diverse Communities
Racially and ethnically diverse populations often experience higher rates of injury, disease and death from disasters and other public health emergencies.
The tragedy of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans confirmed that effective implementation of public health preparedness programs and policies will require compliance from all racial and ethnic populations.