Industry: Government

August 24, 2018

We all know that every severe weather event brings its own set of challenges. The biggest challenge?  Predicting and preparing for different scenarios before severe weather impacts your area.

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August 14, 2018

View The FEMA’s Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) provides sophisticated alerting capabilities to qualified agencies across the country....

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August 10, 2018

The official hurricane season is from June 1 to November 30, but for emergency officials in coastal states, this is a year-round process of preparedness. The 2017 season demonstrated the potential results of poor planning and communication, with the effects still evident in places like Puerto Rico.

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May 29, 2018

You’ve put in the groundwork, done your research and are finally ready to purchase a mass notification system. So, now what? Without the attention and understanding from your residents, your emergency alerts may not be as effective as you hope.

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May 29, 2018

We’ve all heard terms like WEA and EAS – but many people do not understand the differences and how these all fit into the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS). This federally mandated program first started in 2006 and provides government agencies with a way to send alerts to residents when it can directly impact life and/or property.

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May 24, 2018

Hurricane season seems to intensify each year. For coastal states, recent seasons have brought severe flooding, billions of dollars in damages, and loss of life. The earlier preparedness plans begin, the better. A key element of a strong plan is knowing how to communicate with residents and staff.

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