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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Not only would wireless notifications be more accurate, they would be faster, according to Jeff Slivocka, president of EM Alert, which is developing and testing a wireless emergency alert system.
On the Move Systems' (OTCBB:OMVS) latest target for acquisition or joint venture, Kelley Emergency Alert Systems (KEAS), could be on the verge of drastically expanding the market for its revolutionary new alert system.
Service for operational and technical maintenance of a comprehensive emergency alert system for the population of the tula region
ISLAMABAD -- Ministry of Interior (MoI) has arranged Mobile Emergency Alert System at educational institutions as part of measures to ensure safe and secure educational environment.
Also, before and during the test broadcasts on Orange County's primary Emergency Alert System radio station, KWVE 107.
So far, people in California, Michigan, Montana and New Mexico have heard the warnings about attacking zombies that have been sent over the Emergency Alert System.
Established by the WARN Act in 2006, CMAS is a voluntary national emergency alert system designed to deliver critical messages to the public, including presidential emergency messages, AMBER alerts and imminent threats to life and property.
has launched a new mobile application called Eyewatch, which aims to serve as an emergency alert system.
On November 9, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will conduct the first-ever nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) at 2 p.
The announcement of the new emergency alert system came in the wake of Osama bin Laden's death and a subsequent rise in security concerns in the city al-Qaeda attacked to devastating effect nearly ten years ago.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is the agency within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) responsible for the current Emergency Alert System (EAS) and the development of the new Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS).
A new emergency alert system will allow the state's universities, community colleges and even K-12 schools to send electronic warnings to students and staff when danger arises.
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