Common alerting protocol (CAP) alert origination tools are software programs designed to allow authorities to create alert and warning messages in a consistent format for routing to multiple alerting systems. These tools provide responders with a means to alert citizens through multiple communications methods simultaneously, increasing the likelihood that emergency messages with successfully reach the public.
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AEL Category, Title, Number, and Project:
AEL Category: 04. Information Technology
AEL Title: Systems, Public Notification and Warning
AEL Number: 04AP-09-ALRT
SAVER Project: Common Alerting Protocol Alert Origination Tools