Best Practices for Communicating Public Health Risks to Refugee, Immigrant and Migrant Communities

The National Resource Center for Refugees Immigrants and Migrants (NRC -RIM) is partnering with Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) to hold a risk communication webinar for public health agencies and other organizations serving diverse communities. This initiative is supported by the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to support health departments and community organizations working with refugee, immigrant and migrant communities that have been disproportionately affected by health disparities.

The overall goal of the webinar is to improve the capacity of public health staff to effectively communicate to affected communities during a crisis. The webinar will provide a cultural lens in risk communication with RIM communities. By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

Identify 3 key principles of risk communication
Describe risk perception and how that can vary acrossdiverse refugee, immigrant, and migrant (RIM) communities
Apply key messaging strategies to better tailor messages toimmigrant communities
Identify 2-3 best practices for messengers communicating with RIMcommunities

The event is finished.


May 09 2023


1:00 pm - 3:30 pm


National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
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