emergency alert system


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emergency alert system

[ə‚mər·jən·sē ə′lərt ‚sis·təm]
(communications)
A system of radio, television, and cable networks and wire services for communicating with the general public in emergency situations.
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The Emergency Alert System, which replaced the Emergency Broadcast System in 1997, is designed to allow the president of the United States to quickly communicate with the country in the event of a national emergency.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran inaugurated a new environmental radiation surveillance station as part of its broader plans for expanding the country's nuclear emergency alert systems.
Emergency alert systems are designed to send out individual warnings when something threatening occurs, such as a shooting, hazardous materials spill, fire or bomb threat.
This system was replaced with the Emergency Alert System in 1997 which enables the president to address the entire country in cases of nuclear attack within ten minutes.
Another concern may be controlling the amount of people that will gather in the area, as well as the emergency alert system, he said
AT & T and Invizeon Corporation have been awarded a one-year contract to deliver a first-of-its-kind Web-based emergency alert system for use by key agricultural agencies in Georgia in the event of a crisis such as an animal-disease outbreak or contamination of the state's food supply.
The Env ironment Agency is planning to set up an emergency alert system that will send out text messages and em ails as well as telephoning residents.
The 88-year-old had used an emergency alert system to call a doctor two- and-a-half hours before - but no medical help arrived.
Daley at a press conference introducing the city's new Emergency Alert System, which, in the event of an emergency, will warn residents on radio and television broadcasts.
The company is currently working to adapt its electronic emergency alert system for use in the workplace.
While mobile emergency alert system has been installed on android phones in each educational institution which sends a distress signal to police along with location of the school/college by a simple push of a button.
Islamabad -- Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) in collaboration with Islamabad Police and mobile application developer Pure Push has developed Mobile Emergency Alert System for Schools (MEASS).
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