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Before the storm: Without emergency alerts in Spanish, Latino immigrants in rural N.C. are left out of local emergency preparedness

[mks_pullquote align=»left» width=»700″ size=»17″ bg_color=»#f0f0f0″ txt_color=»#000000″] Each hurricane season, eastern North Carolina braces for the worst. But emergency planning, response and recovery efforts neglect a major marginalized population: rural Latinos. Without emergency alerts in their language or recovery support specific to community needs, immigrant workers and families navigate an emergency management system that fails to […]