Monthly Archives: January 2014

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The Challenges of Alerting University Students

From Galain President Rick Wimberly’s Blog “Alerts and Notifications: Best Practices For Emergency Notification Programs”

in Emergency Management Magazine

A Washington TV station recently looked at the realities of alerting on a college campus. The News 4 Investigative Team report said it found some area colleges still struggling with alerting students, despite students being connected in so […]

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Alert and Warning Predictions for 2014

From Galain President Rick Wimberly’s Blog “Alerts and Notifications: Best Practices For Emergency Notification Programs”

in Emergency Management Magazine

We’ll confess.  We’re excited about 2014 for alerts and notifications. There are important things that have been developing for years that could really develop this year into important and meaningful tools. Let’s take a look:

IPAWS: In 2013, the Integrated […]

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Galain to Offer Public Safety Agencies Free Help for IPAWS Sign-Up

What is Ipaws? and how do I sign up?
Galain Solutions is offering to help local public safety agencies and higher education institutions become part of new federal emergency alerting initiatives at no charge.  Galain consultants will guide agencies through the process of becoming an “alerting authority” for the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS).  […]

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The Top Ten Alerting Stories of 2013

From Galain President Rick Wimberly’s Blog “Alerts and Notifications: Best Practices For Emergency Notification Programs”

in Emergency Management Magazine

The Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) again took the top positions in alerting stories of the year. The news was both good and bad.

1.  The good news (and it’s very good news) is that the IPAWS […]

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