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FEMA Releases National Test Toolkit and PSAs
Washington - Oct 5, 2011 - FEMA has posted a 28-page toolkit with information about the upcoming national EAS test on Nov.9, 2011. The document is designed to help broadcasters prepare for the test with information suitable for informing the public.
PSAs (links courtesy of the Society of Broadcast Engineers):
• Public Service Announcement (PSA) Sample Audio File #1 (Courtesy of the Nevada Broadcasters Association)
• Public Service Announcement (PSA) Sample Audio File #2 (Courtesy of the Nevada Broadcasters Association)
• Public Service Announcement (PSA) Sample Script 1 and 2
Most of the information has been gathered from broadcasters feedback from the regular FEMA EAS webinars and the Alaska and Virgin Islands tests. The final FEMA webinar before the National EAS test will be held Oct. 13, 2011.
The toolkit provides general EAS information and recommends steps for EAS public awareness campaigns. Download the PDF at www.fema.gov/pdf/emergency/ipaws/national_eas_test_info_toolkit_081511.pdf.
Additional information about the national EAS test is on the FEMA website.
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