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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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The use of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) is continually growing among...

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

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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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As an emergency official, you know emergency notification plans get outdated quickly. It’s easy for communication plans to fall to...

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During an emergency, you need to know how to send alerts to the public and provide life-saving information efficiently and effectively. Fortunately,...

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