Wireless Emergency Alerts Fact Sheet

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The Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) service allows alerting authorities to use FEMA's IPAWS-OPEN platform to send geographically targeted text-like alerts to the public via their cell phones and other mobile devices.

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WHAT ARE WIRELESS EMERGENCY ALERTS? • Wireless Emergency Alerts, or WEAs, are free messages sent directly to your cell phone, warning you about severe weather, AMBER Alerts and threats to safety in your area.
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