Series: Electronics and Telecommunications Research
Hardcover: 121 pages
Publisher: Nova Science Pub Inc; UK ed. edition (September 7, 2013)
Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 0.8 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 21095581
Format: PDF Text TXT ebook
An effective system to alert the public during emergencies can help reduce property damage and save lives. In 2004, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) initiated the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) with the goal of integrating the nation's Emergency Alert System (EAS) and other public-alerting systems into a comprehensive system. In 2009, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) reported on long-standing weaknesses...