Posts tagged ‘fema’

September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence : FEMA Waffle Test

by duncanr

ever wondered how FEMA measures the extent of damage suffered by an area following a natural disaster?

availability of waffles apparently is an important index . . .

November 10, 2011

US National Emergency Alert Fail

by duncanr

In times of National Emergency, it helps if the Government can alert it’s citizenry to the danger

It is also important to periodically check your warning system works

So credit to the US Government for broadcasting a National Emergency Test Warning yesterday. Ideally, though, a warning message should strike a balance between alerting the public to an imminent threat – without causing them to panic. Broadcasting a Lady Gaga track may well achieve the former objective. I’m not so sure about the latter

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