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How to improve California’s emergency alert system

The aftermath of every catastrophe includes a period of finger-pointing. In California, this has already begun. With firefighters still battling the remnants of devastating wildfires, questions about ... read more

Wildfires Emphasize Need to Improve Emergency Alert Systems

was how to improve them. As The Chronicle reported in the wake of the Wine Country fires, California emergency managers use a patchwork of warning systems, and some do not even have a way to send text ... read more

After Deadly Wildfires, FCC Orders Wireless Carriers to Improve Emergency Alert Systems

A potentially lifesaving emergency alert ... "alert fatigue," leading some to ignore what might be a lifesaving warning. Public safety officials said the revised system should allow targeting within a ... read more

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State Legislators Talk About Improvements in Emergency Alert Systems at Carpinteria Meeting

California does not have a standardized statewide emergency warning system ... State-level legislation has attempted to improve alert systems, and three new laws were enacted this year, said Mitch Med... read more

FCC votes to improve delivery of emergency alerts

Supporters of the change say it will also encourage local authorities to use the alert system. "Overbroad alerting can ... Graham in powerful chairmanship Lawmakers say California will eventually get ... read more

California needs reliable emergency alert system to save lives

In each case, local officials said the fires moved so fast and so unpredictably that their emergency alert systems couldn't keep pace. And it is certainly true that California has been experiencing mo... read more

California Wildfires Reveal Alert System Shortcomings

(TNS) — California’s intensifying wildfires, which have killed at least 50 people since October, have sparked forceful calls by state lawmakers to improve emergency alert systems that the public relie... read more

Harris, Feinstein Raise Concerns About Wireless Emergency Alert System Deficiencies During California Wildfires

... Chairman Ajit Pai about the limitations of the Wireless Emergency Alert system. “Recent news reports have indicated that emergency services in Northern California were not able to transmit lifesav... read more

Town to Increase Use of Emergency Alert System

That next text message you get may be safety tips from the town government. The town is planning to increase use of the Instant Alert Plus emergency notification system over the next year. Started in ... read more

California must fix fatal flaws in wildfire warning and evacuation plans, experts tell lawmakers

She voiced concern that only 45 of California’s 58 counties have signed on to a wireless emergency alert system that is tied to a federal warning program that transmits communications through cellphon... read more

Wildfires emphasize need to improve emergency alert systems

was how to improve them. California emergency managers use a patchwork of warning systems, and some do not even have a way to send text alerts during a disaster. There is little oversight by the state ... read more

Emergency Alert System To Expand By San Mateo County

... passed a resolution Tuesday encouraging the county's Office of Emergency Services to expand its current emergency alert notification system to a greater number of residents. Supervisor David Canep... read more

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