Deliverable D6.3 "Report on cultural issues as provided for within select European states and their relevance in disaster situations" (page 35)
Minorities are affected by disasters in diverse ways: migrants for instance, often struggle to access resources, services, opportunities and information that are key to ensuring safety and well-being in the face of hazards due to limited language proficiency; limited knowledge of the legal and social systems of their host community among others.
Cultural Factors: Social exclusion
Hazards: Natural hazards, Man-made non-intentional hazards or emergency situations
Disaster Phases: Response
Types of Actors Concerned: National civil protection body