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S&T and FEMA New Phase of Emergency Alerting Webinar Series

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A New Phase of Emergency Alerting Webinar Series. Seal for DHS Science and Technology Directorate, IPAWS and FEMA

Hosted by the Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) in collaboration with FEMA is a quarterly webinar series on the new phase of emergency alerting. Learn about the FEMA Integrated Public Alert Warning System (IPAWS) Program Planning Toolkit, and hear from emergency alert experts and emergency managers who piloted the toolkit. 

Upcoming Webinars:

How to Minimize Alerting Delays 
May 5, 2022 | 1-2:15 p.m. EST (10-11:15 a.m. PST)
Register for the May 5th Webinar Now

Past Webinars:

IPAWS Equips Emergency Management with Tools to Protect the Public 
February 3, 2022 | 1-2:15 p.m. EST (10-11:15 a.m. PST)
Learn how the IPAWS Program Planning Toolkit was developed by and for alerting and public safety stakeholders. The Toolkit provides guidance on establishing a new Alert Warning Notification program or refining an existing one. Attendees will leave with an understanding of how a three-fold increase in IPAWS usage in 2020 better equipped first responders, emergency managers, and alert originators with tools to protect the public.

What is the FEMA IPAWS Program Planning Toolkit?
October 7, 2021, from 1-2:15 p.m. EST (10-11:15 a.m. PST)
Hear from emergency alert experts and managers who piloted the toolkit. Learn how the toolkit will change the way our public safety community prepares for, responds to, manages, and recovers from emergencies. It's a first step for alerting authorities and emergency managers to set their teams up for success in the Alerts, Warnings, and Notifications (AWN) landscape. Attendees will leave with an understanding of how the toolkit can help them distribute authenticated life-saving information to the public, including Wireless Electronic Alerts to cell phones.

Learn more about S&T’s work on IPAWS: Feature Article: Guiding Communities Through Alerts and Warnings for COVID-19, Other Emergencies
 

Last Updated: 05/06/2022
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