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FEMA to send its first ‘Presidential Alert’ in emergency messaging system test

TechCrunch Saturday, 15 September 2018
FEMA to send its first ‘Presidential Alert’ in emergency messaging system testThe Federal Emergency Management Agency will this week test a new “presidential alert” system that will allow the president to send a message to every phone in the US. The alert is the first nationwide test of the presidential alert test, FEMA said in an advisory, which allows the president to address the nation in the […]
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will test a system at 2:18pm ET on Thursday afternoon that lets the president send a message to most cell phones across the U.S. following a disaster, terrorist attack, or other serious threat to public safety. Yes, that means Donald Trump can now put...

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