November 30, 2020

US: FEMA’s next Emergency Alert System test leaves internet devices out

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By Jon Fingas From engadget Federal agencies are once again poised to test emergency alerts, but this time it’s all about where you won’t see them. The FCC and FEMA are conducting their fifth nationwide Emergency Alert System test on August 7th at 2:20PM ET, but only on TV and radios. They want to gauge the preparedness of the alerting […]

Caribbean tsunami exercise to be conducted March 15, 2018

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GRAND CAYMAN (HMCI) The Cayman Islands will join other localities in the Caribbean as a participant in a tsunami response exercise on March 15, 2018. The purpose of this exercise is to evaluate local tsunami response plans and communications strategies, increase tsunami preparedness, and improve regional coordination. “This important exercise will test the current procedures […]