TITLE

Improved Planning and Coordination Necessary for Development of Integrated Public Alert and Warning System

AUTHOR(S)
Goldstein, Mark L.
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;9/30/2009, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the September 30, 2009 issue of "Emergency Preparedness: Improved Planning and Coordination Necessary for Development of Integrated Public Alert and Warning System." It explores the current status of the Emergency Alert System (EAS), and the progress on the implementation of the alert and warning system by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). It highlights the coordination issues involved on the implementation of the warning system of FEMA.
ACCESSION #
45032929

 

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