EAS Community Engagement Activities

EAS Community Engagement Activities- EAS Outreach Best Practices-Please consider the following questions: 1.) What specific training activities (i.e. workshops, webinars, etc.) would you recommend? 2.) What EAS topics would you suggest training should focus? 3.) What other EAS education and awareness campaigns are needed to prepare for the EAS Test? 4.) How can station ownership and management become more involved in these activities?

EAS Community Engagement Activities

Average Citizen's concerns

As an average American I would like to express 2 concerns.

1) Did anyone actually consider that 11/9 is the inverse of 9/11. In my opinion not the best date choice!

2) Americans are used to EAS tests. In my opinion it was not necessary to announce a test of this magnititude. In addition you have alerted on a massive scale the test date to every enemy we have.

 

I expect more thoughtfull action from people in charge!

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EAS Community Engagement Activities

Non-communication device alert methods

Some people will not always be tied in to a communication device should an emergency arise. Methods are needed to cover these circumstances. Some activities will not allow access to communication devices. Some ideas: 1. Bring back the emergency siren type methods the CD used during the cold war. 2. Add some sort of visual signals in addition to audio signals. This would also aid those with hearing impairments. 3.... more »

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