Roots Watering Hole Podcast Series

Emergency Planning with Patricia Fontanet Rodriguez

February 12, 2023 Dr. Akilah Martin and Orrin Williams Season 3 Episode 1
Roots Watering Hole Podcast Series
Emergency Planning with Patricia Fontanet Rodriguez
Show Notes

If we are paying attention to what is going on in the world the level of disasters from wind, water, and terrestrial forces emergency planning rises to the level of concern for everyone. Natural Disaster Program Manager Patricia Fontanet Rodriguez, kicks off a series of podcasts on emergency planning that will be done in 2023 under the leadership of Dr. Akilah Martin, co-host and co-producer of the Roots Watering Hole podcast series.

Web: Ready.Gov 

Podcast: Floodlines by The Atlantic

Documentary: When the Levees Broke

Movie: Don’t Look Up


The Guardian: An act of rebellion: the young farmers revolutionizing Puerto Rico’s agriculture

New York Times: How the U.S. Dictates What Puerto Rico Eats


Disaster Preparedness 101 Socking Your Pantry

What to Do When the Next Megaquake Hits

Dr. Akilah and I want to thank Patricia Fontenet Rodriguez again for her time and knowledge as we work to provide information to our communities to protect their health and well-being.


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