Applicability & Plan
b. The plan should provide a coordinated periodic (at least
annual) dissemination of information to the public
regarding how they will be notified and what their actions
should be in an emergency. This information may
Educational information regarding site/facility.
Contacts for additional information.
Special assistance for the handicapped.
Agricultural protection information.
Means for accomplishing this dissemination may include
periodicals, newspapers, brochures, and telephone
A public information program for transient populations
should be considered (e.g., posted notices in hotels,
gasoline stations, and phone booths; signs in recreation
d. Where use of a second language (e.g., French, Spanish) is
common, consideration should be given to have
emergency information communicated in that language
10.4 Joint Information Center
The plan should identify a predesignated facility to serve as a
Joint Information Center (JIC) to accommodate members of
the news media and to facilitate the coordination of press
releases and other on and offsite information. The plan should
The location of the JIC.