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  1. Children Found Due to Wireless Emergency Alerts
    Categories: Child Safety

    Children Found Due to Wireless Emergency Alerts

    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) directly attributed FEMA's Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) with saving the lives of 21 children since 2012 by providing information to instantly inform citizens to assist in the search for and in safe recovery of  missing children. AMBER Alerts are urgent bulletins issued in the most serious child-abduction cases, and can be...
  2. Categories: American Red Cross, CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Emergency Alerts - Isn't there an App for that?

    Emergency Alerts - Isn’t there an app for that? FEMA, Red Cross, local TV stations - lots of organizations are offering emergency alert apps for smart phones. Will they take care of me? Emergency alerts via app are similar to the federal EAS and WEA alerts. They say “Hey there is a big problem!” but fail to offer much specific...
  3. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Hurricane Watch / Hurricane Warning 🚩

    What is the difference between a Hurricane Watch and a Hurricane Warning? A hurricane warning means that hurricane conditions are expected within the next 36 hours. Follow evacuation orders from local officials if given A hurricane watch means that hurricane conditions are possible within the next 48 hours. Know your evacuation route & listen to local officials Don’t put you...
  4. Categories: Disaster & Survival Forum

    What are Wireless Emergency Alerts?

    Weather warnings on the go! Wireless Emergency Alerts - English With a unique sound and vibration, Wireless Emergency Alerts keep you in the know, wherever you are. Wireless Emergency Alerts - Español Con una alerta de sonido y vibración Alertas Inalámbricas de Emergencia te mantienen al tanto donde estés. Imagine this: You’re driving down the highway, humming along to your...

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