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WA Homeland Security Region 3 LEP Planning Workshop

WA Homeland Security Region 3

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (PDT)

WA Homeland Security Region 3 LEP Planning Workshop

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Developing and Implementing Inclusive Emergency Communication Systems:

 

Planning emergency communications for those with limited English proficiency (LEP)

 

 

Workshop Objectives:

  • Learn about and get tools to comply with SB 5046 requirements.
  • Discuss challenges and ideas for inclusive emergency communication in your community.
  • Complete planning templates.

 

Who Should Attend: Multi-disciplinary teams from each jurisdiction in Washington's Homeland Security Region 3, including: Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific and Thurston counties; the cities of Centralia, Lacey, Olympia, Rainier, Shelton, Tenino, Tumwater and Yelm; town of Bucoda; and the Chehalis Confederated, Nisqually, Quinault Nation, Shoalwater Bay, Skokomish and Squaxin Island tribes. Guests from other areas are welcome to attend.

 

Including:

  • Emergency managers 
  • Human Service Planners
  • 911 Dispatch Operators and PSAPs
  • Public Education & Outreach Coordinators

  • Those with a role in providing information regarding evacuation, sheltering, sheltering-in-place, facility lockdown, and where to obtain food and water

  • Cultural/ethnic organizations
  • English language teachers
  • Community members who speak languages other than English

 

Senate Bill 5046 requires state agencies and local emergency management departments to provide public safety notices in a manner most effective at communicating with significant segments of the community who speak a language other than English. 

Have questions about WA Homeland Security Region 3 LEP Planning Workshop? Contact WA Homeland Security Region 3

When & Where


Mason County Emergency Management
100 West Public Works Drive
Shelton, WA 98584

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (PDT)


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