Latinos Preparados
Helping the Community to Prepare for a Disaster


LATINOS PREPARADOS GOALS & OBJECTIVES

Latinos Preparados is an organization of people who are concerned with the community and its needs in time of disaster.

What we do:

CONCEPTS

  1. The importance of independent response: Life without "911"
  2. Making a family plan
  3. Organizing neighborhood preparation & response
  4. Knowing what to do if you're at work
  5. The children: Knowing the plans of your children's schools and childcare centers
  6. Survival: Tips to help you during the disaster
  7. Recovery: Types of Assistance that are available after the disaster
  8. Psychological effects of disaster on adults and children
  9. Promoting a more effective community response

ACTIVITIES OF THE LATINOS PREPARADOS VOLUNTEERS

  1. Free abbreviated classes offered in Spanish:
  2. Answers to disaster related questions by telephone or mail
  3. Presentations to groups, churches, and community centers
  4. Information offered through the mass media (radio, television, press)
  5. Education for the Latina Community on the local, state and Federal disaster relief systems and how to work with them effectively
  6. Victim advocacy and translation assistance for the Spanish speaking community after a disaster.

To communicate with Latinos Preparados, call our voicemail number:

1-800-406-2266 or 415-259-1775

Or write to:

Latinos Preparados

c/o American Red Cross
1710 Trousdale Ave
Burlingame, CA 94010


Name: ___________________________

Street: ___________________________

City: _____________________________

State: ____________ ZIP: ____________

Telephone (______)_________________


Participating Chapters of the American Red Cross:

Santa Clara Valley
2731 North First St.
San Jose, CA 95137
415-577-1000

Palo Alto Area
400 Mitchell Lane
Palo Alto, CA 94301
415-361-0352 (voicemail)

San Mateo County
1710 Trousdale Ave.
Burlingame, CA 94010
415-259-1750


Helping the Community to Prepare for Disaster

Tel 1-800-406-2266
or
415-259-1775

c/o American Red Cross
1710 Trousdale Ave.
Burlingame, CA 94010