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Wireless Emergency Alerts Fact Sheet

The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have partnered with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the wireless industry to create a national alert and warning capability that distributes Presidential alerts, AMBER alerts, and imminent threat alerts (e.g., hurricanes and tornadoes, where life or property is at risk) to mobile devices, including cellular phones and pagers.

Last Published Date: October 4, 2019
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