In This Installment of Access the ExpertsNjoki Mwarumba, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Emergency Management and Disaster Preparedness, UNO College of Public Affairs and Community Service, answers the question: “What are the essentials a person needs to keep their family safe in a natural disaster?”
Mwarumba is an expert in public health disasters, specifically, how emergency managers and public health professionals collaborate before, during, and after public health emergencies and pandemics. She has a specific interest in social vulnerability during disasters, or factors that contribute to vulnerability among minorities, indigenous populations, and marginalized communities.
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