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Preparedness through Linking All Neighbors (P.L.A.N.): Public Health Madison & Dane County, Wisconsi

Description:

Preparedness through Linking All Neighbors (P.L.A.N.) is a 10-step approach to emergency preparedness and all-disaster planning through building social capital, partnerships, and collaboration.  P.L.A.N. conducts community outreach to raise awareness and spark discussion about racial and economic inequities that exist in its communities.  P.L.A.N. provides support and resources including strategies and materials for organizing community members and establishing certified emergency response teams (CERT), developing neighborhood plans for responding in an emergency, and conducting preparedness drills.   

Toolkit:

UW's Health Disparities Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Health Equity, Natural Disaster

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

University of Washington School of Nursing Department of Psychosocial and Community Health

Submitted:

03/17/2010

Modified:

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