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Emergency warning systems

United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Homeland Security. Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness and Response

Emergency warning systems

ways to notify the public in the new era of homeland security : hearing before the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness and Response of the Select Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, second session, September 22, 2004

by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Homeland Security. Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness and Response

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil defense warning systems -- United States,
  • Emergency communication systems -- United States,
  • National security -- United States,
  • Emergency management -- United States,
  • Crisis management -- United States,
  • Intergovernmental cooperation -- United States

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 86 p. :
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15598059M
    ISBN 100160759935
    OCLC/WorldCa68193409

    The Emergency Warning System (EWS) generates and controls audible warning signals via dedicated amplifiers and loudspeakers installed on each level or in each zone of a building. Visual warning lights/strobes may also be installed in areas of high noise. On detection of an alarm the EWS system generates the standard "Alert" tone. “An effective warning, Evacuation and Emergency Response system always requires continuous public education and awareness about the purpose and capabilities of the system. A system can never be totally. effective without education, no matter how expensive or sophisticated. Whatever methods are chosen, all groups that are part of the.

    Receiving advance warnings for severe weather, timely emergency alerts, and information during a disaster is critical to staying safe during an emergency. Every family should have multiple methods for receiving emergency alerts, including at . Emergency Alert System (EAS) is a national public warning system that provides the U.S. President with a communications capability to reach out to citizens within ten minutes of a crisis es are transmitted through satellite digital audio services, direct broadcast satellite providers, cable television systems, wireless cable systems and so on.

    Objectives. The purpose of the IJEM is to provide a forum where researchers, planners, managers, response personnel and other interested parties can exchange knowledge and information on the use of innovative methods and technologies to improve the ability to avoid, mitigate, respond to, and recover from natural and technological has emerged from The International Emergency. More than studies of warning systems and warning response were reviewed for this social science perspective and state-of-the-art assessment of communication of emergency public warnings. The major findings are as follows. First, variations in the nature and content of warnings have a large impact on whether or not the public heeds the warning.


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