You Have an Emergency Notification System…OK, Then What?
I recently came across a blog in Emergency Management Magazine discussing the need to use multiple forms of emergency notifications. Lessons learned and recent studies reveal that the public won’t likely take action unless they receive their directions from at least two trusted sources. A study on evacuations during the San Diego wildfires found that residents generally wouldn’t leave their homes until they had received confirmation from a second source (like the news or a personal contact). Thankfully, in today’s networked environment, people have information coming at them from all sides (friends, media, online news, social networking sites, etc.) and will most likely beRead More →