CADRE Connection Newsletter – September 2022

This month’s issue has information on extreme heat, new multi-language resources, CADRE webinars on personal preparedness in the workplace and disaster activities of local faith based organizations and much more.

FEMA Diversity Awareness Course IS-0020.22:

2022 This course recognizes the benefits of diversity in our workforce and FEMA’s commitment to valuing the diversity of its employees and customers. By the end of this course, you …

Disaster & Religion App

The Disaster and Religion App.helps disaster responders better serve America’s diverse religious communities and build partnerships with religious leaders, with easily accessible religious literacy and competency information on 27 unique …

DISABILITY INFORMATION AND ACCESS LINE (DIAL)

7/1/22 COVID-19 vaccination support for people with disabilities. DIAL was created through a partnership between the Administration for Community Living (ACL) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) …

Inclusive Emergency Management Community

This Community brings together emergency management professionals and community stakeholders who are currently working in or interested in inclusive emergency management. The Community provides a space for us to access …

SCC Community Resource Guide 2022

Social Services Directory of Santa Clara County Resources, including: Domestic Violence, Education, Emergency Services, Employment, Food, Housing, Health, Transportation and Other

Afghanistan Quick Culture Guide

Summary of Afghani languages and customs, for healthcare providers in the Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center (SNTC).

Esperanza United Language access plan template

This Language access template is designed to help your program create or enhance your language access plan. The template includes sample language that is relevant for working with survivors with …

JAPANTOWN PREPARED!

Japantown Prepared is an all-volunteer CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) group. It formed in 2011 after the Fukushima earthquake and tsunami disaster. Our mission is to prepare San Jose Japantown …

COVID-19 RECOVERY TASK FORCE

9/21 In September 2021, the San José City Council approved 55 organizations to the COVID-19 Recovery Task Force, an important part of the City’s Community and Economic Recovery strategy.

HOUSES OF WORSHIP SECURITY SELF-ASSESSMENT

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has developed a baseline security self-assessment that is designed for a person, with little to no security experience, to complete a security assessment.

GO vs NO GO Infographic from Childcare Aware

There are many types of emergencies. In some situations, you may need to safely evacuate (“GO”). However, there
are other emergencies, when it’s best to shelter-in-place (“NO-GO”). This can …

My Shake Earthquake Early Warning App

Earthquake Early Warning now available publicly in California, Oregon, and Washington Have earthquake information at your fingertips, see damage reports shared by citizen scientists like you, help us build a …

Just Serve

JustServe.org is a website where the volunteer needs of organizations may be posted and volunteers may search for places to serve in the community, providing opportunities to help those in …

REFUGEE COMMUNICATIONS TOOLKIT

This toolkit describes CORE’s Refugee Communications Initiative and provides guidance on using the tools CORE
has developed to enhance your organization’s communication with refugees about the resettlement process and …

CA Smarter Plan

CA SMARTER Plan: The Next Phase of California’s COVID-19 Response. We are moving into a phase where we learn to live with COVID-19.

Addressing Learning Loss in Disadvantaged Kids

4/8/22 Students with disabilities, those learning English and students who live in rural communities learn at the same rate during the academic year – and often faster – than their …

Prepare for extreme heat

Individuals, communities, and businesses can plan for and reduce the effects of extreme heat. Keep yourself and your family cool when the thermometer tops out.

26 Steps to Preparedness Workbook

This workbook from Campbell CERT shows you how to build an emergency preparedness food, water and supply kit over the course of several weeks or months at a pace that …

How to Deepen Our Compassion for Refugees

4-7-22 When we face large numbers of people in need, we almost instinctively pull back. By questioning this reaction, we can make space for a more empathic response.

FEMA CA Resource Referral List

2020 California: State & Local Level Referral links to disaster recovery related resources including government and non profit multi-lingual programs.

San Jose council ends COVID mask mandate

4/5/22 The city’s masking guidelines now align with the county and state, which lifted mask mandates earlier this year in almost all public indoor settings. The City Council unanimously approved …

Will the U.S. receive Ukrainian refugees?

3/11/22 The Russian invasion of Ukraine has triggered the swiftest refugee displacement crisis in Europe since World War II, prompting more than 2.5 million people to flee the country during …

Housing for Ukrainian Refugees

3/10/22 UkraineTakeShelter.com is an independent platform connecting Ukrainian refugees with potential hosts and housing.
This website is a public bulletin. We encourage everyone with spare space to post a …

SAALT (South Asian Americans Leading Together)

South Asian Amer­i­cans Lead­ing Togeth­er (SAALT) is a nation­al move­ment strat­e­gy and advo­ca­cy orga­ni­za­tion com­mit­ted to racial jus­tice through struc­tur­al change, which means we focus on trans­form­ing insti­tu­tions while lever­ag­ing …

Training for Mental Resilience and Well-Being for Nurses

Osmosis and #FirstRespondersFirst have collaboratively developed an interactive e-learning course on mental health training for first responders. Self paced and open ended, based on materials and subject matter experts provided …

Cyberattack on International Committee of the Red Cross

2/4/22 Recently, a sophisticated cyberattack was detected against computer servers hosting information held by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
The attack compromised personal data and confidential …

Replace Your Vital Records

Find out how to replace vital documents, such as birth certificates, Social Security cards, and more. Multi-language:
Spanish Key Words: Disaster

Ukraine Community Resources

3/11/22 The City of San José is closely monitoring the ongoing conflict in Ukraine and proudly stands in solidarity with Ukraine and our Ukrainian community in this extraordinarily challenging time. …

CISA TABLETOP EXERCISE PACKAGE

The CISA Tabletop Exercise Package (CTEP) is designed to assist critical infrastructure owners and operators in developing their own tabletop exercises to meet the specific needs of their facilities and …

SCC Cold Weather Safety Tips and Services

WARMING CENTERS AND OVERNIGHT WARMING LOCATIONS – During inclement weather, warming centers, and expanded shelter services are available. Please call 2-1-1 for information on expanded shelters and additional services in …

DHS Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships

The DHS Center serves as a clearinghouse for information, connecting and coordinating with faith-based organizations allowing information to be shared in both directions, informing decision-making at DHS by elevating concerns, …

San Jose Equity Atlas [Beta]

SCC Demographics Data Explorer
https://gis.sanjoseca.gov/maps/demographics/
Key Words: ARGIS, mapping, equity
This work and its data are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License

Nixle Alerts

Nixle keeps you up-to-date with relevant information from your local public safety departments & schools
Text your zip code to 888777 to opt in to receive emergency alerts. Nixle …

RAINN: Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

RAINN is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the …

MPI Language Portal

A Translation and Interpretation Digital Library
search the database to find resources used to provide services to Limited English Proficient (LEP) individuals. The database gives you thousands of state …

How To Protect Yourself During An Earthquake

WHY RESCUERS AND EXPERTS RECOMMEND DROP, COVER, AND HOLD ON. OFFICIAL RESCUE TEAMS from the U.S. and other countries who have searched for trapped people in collapsed structures around the …

Nearly all US COVID-19 deaths now preventable

6/25/21 According to an Associated Press analysis of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data from May, only about 150 of the more than 18,000 COVID-19 deaths in May …

Webinar: Understanding Afghan Resettlement

10/1/21 National VOAD convened resettlement experts to explain the resettlement process, discuss best practices, and answer questions regarding the current Afghan evacuee resettlement. 1 hour Key Words: Refugee, Asylee, Evacuee, …

Wildfires ignite California insurance”¦

9/12/21 As if California needed another crisis, the state’s seemingly perpetual wildfires are forcing millions of homeowners in fire-prone areas to pay skyrocketing premiums for insurance coverage ” if, indeed, …

Amala Hopeline for Muslim Youth

10/21 If you are feeling sadness, anxiety, fear, or any emotions that you need to process, please call Amala Hopeline. We aim to provide a culturally competent, confidential, and non-judgmental …

Center for Empowering Refugees and Immigrants (CERI)

9/15/21 Hiring Dari/Pashto speaking Therapist to serve arriving Afghan Refugees. Founded in 2005 by a group of bilingual/bicultural mental health professionals, CERI provides culturally-relevant mental health and other social services. …

STRUCTURAL COMPETENCY

Clinical training often restricts the scope of cultural competency training to the beliefs and behaviors of individual patients. Structural competency aims to develop a language and set of interventions to …

Pathways to Protection for Afghans at Risk

9/1/21 from NILC (Nat Immigration Law Center)
On August 31, President Biden announced the full withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan and the conclusion of “the largest airlift in …

San Jose City Resource Page

9/1/21 Information and resources, including local resettlement and legal assistance and congressional assistance for relatives still in Afghanistan.

Volunteer Legal Support for Afghans

This form is for volunteer legal workers interested in assisting with Afghan humanitarian parole applications. Volunteers will provide pro se support to Afghans and their sponsors, but will not formally …

Operation Blue Roof

Operation Blue Roof is a priority mission managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for FEMA. Operation Blue Roof aims to provide homeowners in disaster areas with fiber-reinforced sheeting …

Afghan Coalition

Formed in 1996, Afghan Coalition is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community organization. We are dedicated to strengthening Afghan families, improving their access to social services, and building a strong and united …

How the Red Cross and Red Crescent are Helping

9/15/21 As uncertainty in Afghanistan continues, Red Cross and Red Crescent teams are providing humanitarian relief to families inside and outside the country. For its part, the American Red Cross …

Afghan Immigrants in the United States

9/7/21 The dramatic aftermath of the U.S. military departure from Afghanistan after 20 years of war and rapid rise of the Taliban prompted a chaotic evacuation of Afghan allies and …

Home Alone: Prepare Kids for Emergencies

Many children don’t have adult supervision 100% of the time. Parents and caregivers have jobs, errands, and other responsibilities that require them to leave their kids home alone some of …