(2007) emphasizes that stems must be freshly, carefully and cleanly cut, that all surfaces must be treated, and that runoff must be prevented.
FEMA's Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS
) is an Internet-based capability that federal, state, local, tribal and territorial authorities can use to issue critical public alerts and warnings.
The subcommittee was mandated by the IPAWS
Modernization Act of 2015 (Public Law 114-143) to develop recommendations to the NAC for improving the integrated public alert and warning system.
In addition to these oversight responsibilities, the 113th Congress is likely to consider legislation to improve IPAWS
, as several bills for this purpose were introduced in the 112th.
All EAS CAP messages sent to the IPAWS
(Integrated Public Alert and Warning System) database by government agencies will be retrieved via the Internet.
InfoZone server provides user control through a web browser for secure content management, while giving administrators remote system monitoring, which includes system alarms and local or IPAWS
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is responsible for the current Emergency Alert System (EAS) and the development of the new Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will soon integrate Emergency Alerts delivered via Xperi Corporation's HD Radio into itsIntegrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS
) test and demonstration center in Maryland.
FEMA developed IPAWS
to accelerate emergency alerts and maximize outreach by delivering to multiple platforms.
The system uses multiple communication methods including SMS, email, IPAWS
, reverse 911 and social media to send geographically-targeted alerts.
In addition to reviewing channels commonly used on campuses, the webcast discusses use of the federal Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS
) on campuses, including the cell broadcast system, Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA).
), which is being built to serve as a communications backbone to