The Importance of Transcreation in Inclusive Emergency Management:
Accurate Translation Saves Lives
Inclusive emergency management requires accurate and effective communication with diverse populations in times of crisis. However, traditional translation methods may not always be sufficient to convey messages that are culturally appropriate and resonate with the intended audience. This is where transcreation comes in as an essential tool for emergency management. In this post, we will define this communication method and explain its importance in creating inclusive emergency management strategies.
3 Steps for Translating Messages for a Crisis Environment
Today I’d like to share with you 3 key steps for translating messages for a crisis environment. Our job is to provide translations that people can really act on. So let’s think about the translation process for a minute. Accurate translation is very important for getting information out to diverse populations in a crisis environment. […]
3 Ways to Build Mental Health as a Long Term Valentine’s Day Present:
How you can show love every day by building resilient communities
Hi everyone. Happy Valentine’s Day! Today’s that special day filled with love, a day filled with cards and often a box of chocolates. I think that’s fantastic, and if anybody wants to send me one, I’d love it. Be Inclusive I want you to think about ways that we can really be inclusive […]
3 Key Points for Inclusive Emergency Management:
Mass Fatality Planning in Emergency Management
3 key points to think about when you’re doing your mass fatality planning, your annex for your emergency operation plan for your meeting with your community, but thinking about those diverse populations in your community who’ve been impacted.
5 Keys to Building Community Resilience:
Search for the Tipping Point
Roundtable on Emergency Management and Resiliency Building, Centre for Emergency Preparedness and Response, Public Health Agency of Canada Stepping into the Known and Unknown & Building Community Resilience Our communities – complex, multi-cultural, and ever-changing – are intricately intertwined by family relationships, community networks, opportunities for livelihood, and a deep-seated need for a safe environment […]
Community Voices, Courage to Dream:
TEDx Maui – It’s an amazing experience.
TEDx event – It’s an amazing experience. Ever attended a TED or a TEDx event? It’s an amazing experience. Think of it as random acts of inspiration –a community of individuals drawn together to share their passion about ideas, inventions, music, life experiences and much more. Some speak. Some listen. Everyone connects. It’s a pretty […]
Building Community Support – The Pink Paddle:
The Hawaiian outrigger pink paddle: a thank you gift for community support
The Hawaiian outrigger pink paddle: a thank you gift for community support At first I didn’t want it the pink paddle.The pink-colored canoe paddle seemed so out of character for me. Then it hit me: my new gift represented hope. The shiny paddle, with its blade swirling in shades of pink and white, was a […]
A New Approach to Disaster Reporting and Relief Efforts:
Spreading the news to ensure no one is left behind
Challenge: rethinking ways to enhance information flows After a major disaster, global news media outlets provide an important public service: they tell stories, report facts, and share insightful perspectives. But we must remember, that the news media is big business, and by its very nature, it sells by sensationalizing. Additionally, it often fails to ask […]