Tag: Emergency Alert System

Photo of a wildfire moving towards a city
May 21, 2019 by Sarah Hechler

In 2018 there were 124 disaster declarations in the U.S., 58 of which were declared major disasters and 14 emergency...

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Photo of a police car in moonlight
March 14, 2019 by Sarah Hechler

FEMA’s Integrated Public Alert & Warning System (IPAWS) now includes a new event code called Law Enforcement Blue Alert, or...

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Closeup photo of a monitor showing a severe weather map
August 8, 2018 by Elizabeth Turick

From coast to coast, severe weather is a problem for every community. To better protect your constituents during storms and...

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Photo of a hurricane from space with the acronym IPAWS overlayed
May 25, 2018 by Elizabeth Turick

Today’s emergency alert systems need to be reliable and accurate. In the wake of the terrifying January 2018 false alert to...

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May 22, 2017 by Lisa Eifert

As a business resiliency professional, you know emergencies don’t just happen when it’s convenient. They most often occur at the...

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May 1, 2017 by Lisa Eifert

Mobile devices contain some of our most personal information. And yet a shocking number of people fail to take basic...

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