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Emergency Preparedness Resources for Persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP)

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Please note: External links to other sites are intended to be informational only and do not have the endorsement of HHS and OCR.

  • –  A site to assist vulnerable populations: seniors, children, persons with disabilities, and pet owners prepare for natural and human-caused disasters, with information available in multiple languages, large print, and text-only (the American Red Cross).

  • National Resource Center on Advancing Emergency Preparedness for Culturally Diverse Communities (the Drexel University School of Public Health, with support from the HHS Office of Minority Health).

  • Toolkit: Guidance for Integrating Culturally Diverse Communities into Planning for & Responding to Emergencies (PDF, February 2011) (the National Consensus Panel on Emergency Preparedness & Cultural Diversity, with support from the HHS Office of Minority Health).