The Top Seven Things You Need to Know About IPAWS
We’ve all heard terms like WEA and EAS – but many people do not understand the differences and how these all fit into the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS). This federally mandated program first started in 2006 and provides government agencies with a way to send alerts to residents when it can directly impact life and/or property.
Understanding who can send these alerts and how to choose a vendor that can provide these tools is critical. Our latest article covers these topics and more, including:
- The role of IPAWS in emergency management
- How to become an approved IPAWS COG
- Who qualifies as a public alerting authority
- And more!
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