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

This is a list of best practices and resources specific to LEP for emergency reponders/officicials to help enusre individuals have equal access to Emergency Services. The target audiences are indviduals, advocates, and health care and human services providers.

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Issued by: Office for Civil Rights (OCR)

Issue Date: July 07, 1905

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

HHS Resources 

Other Federal Resources

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

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