Emergency communications involves multiple phases, individuals, and purposes. They include emergency alerts, requests for assistance (911 & PSAPs), and coordination among responders. Emergency communications involves priority service, reliability, service restoration, and information collection, aggregation, and dissemination.
Examples of major emergency communications events have included Katrina and 9/11.
Related issues include network reliability and assessment of the network's status.
- Use of Internet for remote sensing / observation
Notice of Emergency Event
Notice / First Hand Accounts
- blogs, video, twitter
First Responder Communications
- Logistics and Response Recovery Coordination
- Mashup Maps - Google Maps
- Donation and Resource Coordination
- Missing Persons / Find Me / I am Alive Services
- Emotional Recovery / Community
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski Releases Report On Commission's Preparedness For A Major Public Emergency. News Release. News Media Contact: Jen Howard at 0506, email: Jen.Howard or Robert Kenny at 2668, email: Robert.Kenny PSHSB OCH