Sirens and Telephone Alerts

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Abstract:

This one-page handout with accompanying audio and video educates people about emergency preparedness with sirens and telephone alerts. It explains that outdoor warning sirens are for chemical spills, severe weather, and other outdoor emergencies, and discusses what to do when sirens sound. CodeRED and Reverse 911 systems are identified as ways local officials use the telephone to warm people of emergencies.

Author(s):
Healthy Roads Media
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
Company review
A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
Country:
N/A
Population:
N/A
Keywords:
Disasters, Emergency alerts, Emergency preparedness, Sirens, Telephone
Copyright:
Licensed by Creative Commons
Date Last Reviewed:
1/1/2014
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