Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test - November 9, 2011
I received the following message from my group of volunteers at the Vail Valley Medical Center. Thought I’d help get the word out to everyone!
On November 9, 2011, at 2 PM (EST), FEMA, Federal Communications Commission and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will conduct the first-ever nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System. All radio channels (broadcast and satellite) and all television channels (broadcast, cable, and satellite) will announce that a test of the EAS is being conducted. FEMA’s top priority is to educate the public about the test and make sure they know what to expect. We are just part of the team, and we want to encourage all of our partners – including the public – to help us spread the word in their communities about this test.
-FEMA Administrator’s Message – In English http://www.fema.gov/medialibrary/media_records/6407
-FEMA Administrator’s Message – In Spanish http://www.fema.gov/medialibrary/media_records/6408