TITLE

A cause for alarm

AUTHOR(S)
Fisher, Richard
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);1/28/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7667, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the application of the public warning system in Great Britain. Technology for emergency purposes currently utilized in the region; Reason for the need to upgrade the life-saving information in the country; Action of the British govenment on the recommendation for planning trials on new warning system from emergency planners.
ACCESSION #
15950141

 

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