African Americans and people in lower socioeconomic groups are being disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, […]
Ida made landfall in Louisiana as a Category 4 storm on Sunday. Reports of damage are […]
Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) in the United States are disproportionately affected by disasters. […]
When people discuss research in the context of corporate Diversity & Inclusion (D&I), the vast majority […]
Injustices like racism and white supremacy extensively manifest in emergency management and disaster preparedness. As the […]
A House Homeland Security subcommittee examined the coronavirus response and the impact of the virus on […]
The Southeast and Caribbean is a diverse region of people at different levels of readiness for […]
On Friday, May 28, 2022, Senators Schatz and Cassidy reintroduced the Disaster Learning and Lifesaving Act […]
After attending a racial equity training session hosted by NLC in 2019, Stevie Freeman-Montes, Sustainability Manager […]
The country’s top environmental official, EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan, joined a panel of health center […]
FEMA is making changes to a policy that has disproportionately affected Black homeowners in the South […]
Internal FEMA documents suggest low-income disaster survivors are less likely to receive some types of housing […]
The people who need help the most after disasters are least able to get it from […]
Institute for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Management (I-DIEM) Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chauncia Willis, discusses […]
On Thursday, October 21, 2021, at 12 pm Eastern Time, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights […]
How can emergency management (EM) change? Include different kinds of staff? Better serve diverse communities? Join […]
Wildfires. Flooding. Hurricanes. These all come to mind when one thinks of natural disasters. There have […]
The enemy of equity is the failure to acknowledge existing inequities. Now more than ever, it […]
Lisa Joyslin of the Minnesota Association of Volunteer Administrators (MAVA) and Chauncia Willis of the Institute […]
The “Emergency Management as a Career” panel series introduces students, professionals and those interested in or […]