FEMA’s Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) program provides an internet-based capability for federal, state, territorial, tribal, and local authorities to use in order to issue critical public alerts and warnings from a single portal to multiple communication pathways such as the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS).
IPAWS must be accessed through software such as Rapid Notify that meets IPAWS system requirements and there are no additional messaging costs to send alerts through IPAWS.
The Communications Desk module enables users to easily share shift openings, events, incidents, and general messages via Text Message and/or Email so that no time is wasted during time-sensitive situations. Stay in contact with large groups of people instantly and easily.Monitor real-time messages and responses from a central dashboard. Poll for shift openings or location status. Use pre-configured message templates for speed, reliability and accuracy when seconds count. Send messages to specific departments, groups or subsets of groups as determined by you. More detailed information
Emergency notification systems are gradually becoming commonplace in most industries. From crafting the flawless notification, to alerting your workforce, residents or first responders, to the productive report information, it is important for us to adopt best practices.
For Rapid Notify, best practice means finding and using the best ways of working to achieve your business goals. Please check out some of our best practices at this link. As always, we would love to hear back from you. If you have any questions, feel free to email or call.
The ”best practices” page will be updated from time to time, as appropriate and informative.