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People forced to flee their home countries often seek safety in receiving countries where the dominant language is different from their native language. The resources included here are designed to support efforts to strengthen language access so that refugees and asylum seekers can effectively communicate with their receiving communities both through language acquisition and accessing trained interpreters. Training materials include skills and ethical practice for interpreters and cultural mediators and realistic solutions to overcoming language barriers.

Resources:

Ensuring High Quality Services: Monitoring & Evaluation

Increasing Language Access in the Community

Recruiting Interpreters

Training Interpreters

Working Effectively with Interpreters

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