FCC - "FCC ISSUES PUBLIC SAFETY AND TELEHEALTH REPORTS FROM ITS INTERGOVERNMENTAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE - DOC-360696A3"
EPA disasters - Knowledge Mosaic RSS 2019-11-08
Title: FCC ISSUES PUBLIC SAFETY AND TELEHEALTH REPORTS FROM ITS INTERGOVERNMENTAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE - DOC-360696A3 Source: FCC Data/Action: News Releases Date: 11/7/2019 Text Preview: ...emergency shelters, evacuation sites, fire stations, medical facilities, mobile disaster vehicles, police stations, public works sites, and volunteer intake centers... ...hurricane has blown through or a wildfire has been put out, and there is still no power or phone service, ham radio operators have provided on-going coordination of delivery of water and food to the survivors for weeks, as well as providing communications to families outside the disaster... ...disaster occurs and large numbers of broadcast facilities go out of service, non-English speaking citizens may not have access to public alert and warning broadcasts. The FCC, FEMA, and Department of Defense (DoD) have developed an effective procedure to provide the necessary nonEnglish emergency broadcasts. FEMA has prepared a pre-scripted mission assignment for deployment of DoD mobile, self-sustained AM/FM radio stations with multilingual broadcast capability during a disaster...