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Public Safety Officials

When emergencies strike, public safety officials use timely and reliable systems to alert their communities.

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How Tribal Governments Can Sign Up for Public Alerts and Warnings

Best Practices for Public Safety Officials

IPAWS Tips
The IPAWS office distributes a monthly "tip" to emergency managers and software vendors regarding the IPAWS program, software tools and other relevant issues. The tips also cover best practices and recommendations for both alerting authorities and the vendor community.

Last updated May 26, 2021