Development of Guidance for Community-Wide Public Alerts in Emergencies
National Institute of Standards and Technology. (2017). Development of Guidance for Community-Wide Public Alerts in Emergencies.
This resource describes how the National Institute of Standards and Technology is working with the National Fire Protection Association on: “1) the use of outdoor siren systems as alerts; 2) the use of “short messages” as alerts provided via social media and other short message service (SMS) platforms, and 3) the use of social media for warning in disaster response and providing updates during disaster recovery.”