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Ask Don: IPAWS origination tool

Don Hall, ECN's Director of Government Relations
Don Hall, ECN’s Director of Government Relations

Does CodeRED offer an IPAWS Origination Tool? 

Yes, CodeRED mass notification system does have an IPAWS Origination Tool that is available to any Authorized Collaborative Operating Group (COG). We have been working together with FEMA on this initiative since its inception and have added this functional capability to our menu of interoperable solutions for emergency message delivery. Click here to reach out to me for assistance in getting started with the FEMA COG application process and to get you in touch with a CodeRED sales representative for your area. If you are already a CodeRED client, reach out to your sales representative or your client support specialist today to get started.

The application and instructions to follow for FEMA approval can be found at  You can either email us or call our office 866-939-0911 for further details.


ECN opened up the opportunity for you to connect with Don Hall. Hall has spent more than 40 years in public safety so his emergency management experience makes him ideal for helping our current clients, potential customers and the emergency management community to interact with regarding the need and use of mass notification systems for state and local governments.

This platform was created to make your questions for Hall, heard. If you have anything you would like to ask him please click here to email your question and he will address your question directly, right here in our “Ask Don” blog.