Accession Number : ADA119914

Title :   Principles of Warning and Criteria Governing Eligibility of National Warning Systems (NAWAS) Terminals.

Corporate Author : FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY WASHINGTON DC

PDF Url : ADA119914

Report Date : 09 Nov 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : The purpose of the guide is to provide civil defense and emergency management personnel with information concerning the basic principles of warning. The guide includes descriptions of the types of warning signals and their meaning, the Emergency Broadcast System (EBS), tests, exercise terms, basic steps in dissemination of warning, and criteria governing eligibility of National Warning System (NAWAS) terminals.

Descriptors :   *Civil defense, *Warning systems, *Early warning systems, Emergencies, National defense, Attack, Fallout, Meteorological phenomena

Subject Categories : Civil Defense
      Radio Communications
      Non-radio Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE