Your Mass Notification Cheat Sheet
Here’s a breakdown of some of the pros and cons of the more commonly used emergency alert systems. Deploying multiple modes will help to ensure the strengths of one solution compensate for the weaknesses of others. Also, be certain to account for the hearing and sight impaired.
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