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Posted on June 17, 2014 by Sandra Cordray | 0 comments
We all know the value of culture – it is an integral part of our lives and provides an individual, a population, and a community with a unique identity and character. So why is culture competency important in emergency preparedness and disaster response? There are various reasons why culture and disasters interconnect, according to Jane Harkey MSW, RNC of Rutgers University, who leads continuing education efforts for local preparedness and response initiatives: People prepare,...
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