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Public emergency alerts: reviews and guidance

Options for improving capabilities available to local responders to get emergency alerts out to members of the public in the quickest way.

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Public alerting is quickly letting people know that something is wrong; this could be any type of emergency that affects them. It is vital that information is given to the public as quickly as possible so that they can take the necessary action to keep themselves and their families safe.
 
The Civil Contingencies Secretariat (CCS) have been looking at a range of options for improving the capabilities available to local responders to get emergency alerts out to members of the public in the quickest, most effective way.
 
This page brings together the latest reviews and guidance on the subject.