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FEMA Head: Disaster Preparedness Includes Twitter

Using social media is  not just the province of smartphone-wielding tweens and narcissistic twenty-somethings anymore. In an interview with Nextgov, the top government official tasked with emergency relief said Twitter and other social media sites will be a major part of federal disaster preparedness. Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig …

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FCC Sets Stage for Nationwide Presidential Alerts

The Federal Communications Commission took the first steps in implementing the first-ever presidential alert for the national Emergency Alert System, when FCC voted last week to run a full test of the system and to provide rules for its use. The alert system is not a new concept, but the …

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