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The Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) is a modernization and integration of the nation’s alert and warning infrastructure and will save time when time matters most, protecting life and property.
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May 13, 2014
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  • IPAWS Architecture

    IPAWS architecture slides

  • Get Alerts, Stay Alive

    Flyer shows how the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System reaches the public in their daily lives, with alerts on the radio, digital highway signage, online, on TV, smartphones and mobile devices.

  • Organizations with Alerting Authority Complete and In Process

    Organizations with Alerting Authority Complete and In Process

  • IPAWS National Test Fact Sheets

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alerts System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system on September 20, 2018. Previous nationwide tests did not include WEA.

  • Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) Activity Flyer for Kids

    Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) Activity Flyer for Kids

  • IPAWS EAS National Test Reports

    The results from the nationwide IPAWS Emergency Alert System tests. Written by test lead Al Kenyon and posted with permission from the FCC.

  • IPAWS National Test Statements

    Container for information announcing the IPAWS National Tests

  • Continuity of Broadcast Materials

    For documents providing a framework and best-practices for developing a solid Continuity of Broadcast Operations (COBO) plan for companies, clusters or single stations to be prepared for major disasters. Mass media plays a critical role both in the pre-disaster preparation and warning phase, as well as during and after the emergency. However, at times, broadcasters are directly affected by these disasters.

  • IPAWS Tips

    Every month the IPAWS Program Office will distribute a "tip" to emergency managers and software vendors. The tips will cover a wide range of topics, including best practices, recommendations, and current issues. After the tips are sent they will be posted for the public.

  • IPAWS Best Practices

    Container for IPAWS Best Practices presentations developed by IPAWS Subject Matter Experts

  • AMBER Alert Fact Sheet

    Fact Sheet: AMBER Alerts - Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA)

  • Emergency Alert System Best Practices Guide

    The Emergency Alert System (EAS) Best Practices Guide was created in partnership with EAS Participants to support incremental improvements by providing basic guidelines for EAS operation and maintenance.