On November 9, 2011, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in collaboration with the FCC conducted the first-ever nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS). This document provides an overview of data collected by the Wireless RERC on the experience of people with sensory disabilities when receiving the EAS message.
Research Brief: National EAS Test Survey and Focus Group Findings
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