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Vulnerable Populations: English as a Second Language
July 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Please join the Region II National Preparedness Division for a webinar to understand the language diversity in our country, the importance of providing clear messaging to support preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation efforts.
The Office of External Affairs will review Executive Order 13166, “Improving Access to Services for Persons with Limited English Proficiency” (LEP), discuss the Federal LEP Level program and how FEMA supports disaster survivors, emergency managers and other federal partners during steady state and disasters will be presented.
The Office of Equal Rights will cover the legal framework of LEP implementation and discuss compliance and enforcement of LEP regulations and requirements during a disaster.
Who should attend this webinar? Anyone who works with, supports or cares for someone within the LEP community.