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Type: Video
  • Zenji Nakazawa
  • Justin Cain
    Federal Communications Commission
  • Al Kenyon
    Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • David Munson
    Federal Communications Commission
  • Gregory Cooke
    Federal Communications Commission
Host Agency:
  • Federal Communications Commission
Publication Date: June 28, 2019

The Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau hosted this public workshop to promote the use of multilingual emergency alerting. The workshop included presentations related to the multilingual capabilities of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA), alternative methods for delivering emergency information to the non-English speaking public, and real-world examples demonstrating the successful use of these tools during disasters. Held on June 28, 2019 at FCC Headquarters in Washington, DC.

Recording Length: 4:17:25
Online Link(s):
Link to this recording (Streaming; YouTube)

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  • disaster management
  • EAS - Emergency Alert System
  • emergency alert
  • multilingual
  • WEA - Wireless Emergency Alerts
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Record Maintained By: FRAMES Staff (
FRAMES Record Number: 67759