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Emergency Preparedness Training Curriculum for Latino Health Promoters (PDF)


This linguistically and culturally appropriate intervention, available in both English and Spanish, is designed to train promotores de salud (lay health promoters) in the basic elements of emergency preparedness. It includes key concepts and messages, the use of educational materials, conduct of group interventions, and documentation of activities to increase awareness, knowledge, and practices regarding emergency preparedness among the Latino community. This resource is available in English and Spanish.

This toolkit includes 3 resources:

  1. Emergency Preparedness Education for the Latino Community Conducted by Health Promoters: A Mini Pilot Project. Final Report;
  2. Emergency Preparedness in the Latino Community: Training Manual for Promoters, and
  3. Preparación para Emergencias Públicas en la Comunidad Latina:Manual para Capacitación de Personas Promotoras (in spanish)

Format: PDF

Primary Toolkit:

APC Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Advanced Practice Centers, Vulnerable Populations


Institutional Author:

Montgomery County Advanced Practice Center





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