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IS-251: Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) for Alerting Authorities

Course Date

6/12/2014

Course Overview

The integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) Program Management Office designed this course to provide Alerting Authorities with an increased awareness about Collaborative Operating Groups (COGs)—how they are issued, their structure, their capabilities, and their responsibilities, and skills to draft more appropriate, effective, and accessible warning messages using best practices in alerting.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Have an increased awareness about Collaborative Operating Groups (COGs)—how they are issued, their structure, their capabilities, and their responsibilities, and
  • Have skills to draft more appropriate, effective, and accessible warning messages using best practices in alerting

Primary Audience

The Alerting Authorities

Prerequisites

None

CEUs:

0.1

Course Length:

1.5 hours
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Notices
  • Test questions are scrambled to protect test integrity
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