We are pleased to present our latest customer spotlight case study featuring the Ameren Corporation, Bagnell Dam and Taum Sauk Plant in Missouri. The case study details how Ameren utilizes Rapid Notify during Functional Exercises to educate response agencies on the use of mass notification alerts.
Ameren has been a Rapid Notify customer for almost 10 years. As part of a comprehensive emergency action plan, internal procedures have been documented so that if an event occurs, alert messages can be recorded and sent as quickly as possible by the incident commander.
Download the Ameren Corporation Case Study today.
Emergency Management magazine has a very helpful article regarding effective methods of encouraging the public to self-register for emergency notifications.
“5 Strategies for Getting the Public to Sign Up for Emergency Alerts” offers some easy to implement ideas based on real world success stories. For example, rather than using scare tactics to push the public to register, the article suggests using a message of empowerment and inclusion.
Read the full article here: http://www.emergencymgmt.com/disaster/5-Strategies-Public-Sign-Up-Emergency-Alerts.html
September is National Preparedness Month and the theme is “Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare.” This is a great time to encourage your residents, staff, customers and other stakeholders to self-register for your emergency alerts.
Each week throughout National Preparedness Month will focus on different emergency preparation topics:
Week 1 – How to Reconnect with Family After a Disaster
Week 2 – Know How to plan for specific needs before a Disaster
Week 3 – How to Build an Emergency Kit
Week 4 & 5 – How to Practice for an emergency
Download the National Preparedness Month 2014 Digital Engagement Toolkit from Ready.gov and you will find printable publications, sample social media posts, tips, tools, and more.