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Natural Disaster Preparedness in Underserved Communities

Natural disasters are always going to happen, they are part of nature. The goal is thus to prepare communities, building their capacity to face and recover from natural disasters. Doing this is what is called building resilience, and a big part of that is increasing the communities’ preparedness for natural…...

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Racial Disparity and Disaster Relief: Finding a More Equitable Approach

With data showing natural disasters are on the rise, climate change is here, and it is real. Meanwhile, marginalized and underserved communities are increasingly facing disproportionate impacts from natural disasters. These communities also receive disproportionate relief and assistance following the aftermath of disasters, as a result of systemic and socioeconomic…...

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