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Sonoma County Works to Finalize Disaster Recovery Plan

November 1, 2018
A radio report on KRCB looks at whether Sonoma County's draft Disaster Recovery Plan addresses improving communication in Spanish. information.

(Internews recently completed an information ecosystem assessment - Desconectado - that looked at the needs of the Spanish speaking population in Sonoma and Napa Counties during and after the 2017 wildfire season.)

Sonoma County Officials are now working on finalizing their recovery and resiliency framework. The plan is a set of guidelines and goals that will determine how the County can best respond to and recover from natural disasters. One of the goals mentioned in the draft of the plan, is improving communication in Spanish. KRCB Reporter Adia White looks into whether or not the draft framework goes far enough to address the issue.

Reporting for this story was supported by funding from Internews.

Listen to the radio story