Emergency Notification Systems and Crisis Communication – Blog

Bringing your Emergency Response & Action Plan to Life - A Case Study

It’s easy to remember that feeling of freedom when leaving for college. You’re no longer living under your parents’ roof; you’re living with friends and able to do as you please. For most, your only major responsibilities are attending class and maintaining good grades in hopes of landing a solid job right out of college or continuing your education. Planning out what actions you should take in case of an emergency situation is probably not at the top of your priority list. It shouldn’t have to be.

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Emergency Communications & Notifications, Emergency Planning & Preparation

Juliet Hulse

Do You Need a Crisis Communications & Action Plan?

The answer is yes. Every organization is required to have a crisis communications & action plan. The first minute of an emergency is the most important. There is no second chance to get the first minute right. That is why it is essential to plan and prepare in advance and be ready to execute your communications plan for any and all emergency situations.

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Emergency Communications & Notifications, Emergency Planning & Preparation, Automating Emergency Notifications

Juliet Hulse

4 Tips for Creating Simple and Precise Emergency Alerts

We all strive for perfection. It’s human nature. In almost all cases, perfection is impossible. However, being precise is very possible. In the case of sending an emergency notification to your organization, precision is critical. You want your emergency notification to be as clear and concise as possible. When an emergency situation does happen, you need to ensure that the correct people are reached in as many ways as possible. 

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Emergency Communications & Notifications, Emergency Planning & Preparation, Automating Emergency Notifications

Juliet Hulse

Critical Communications Cycle: Be Prepared Before, During, and After an Emergency

Communicating with the masses has been a fundamental challenge humans have grappled with since the dawn of existence. As time progressed, the ingenuity of man yielded advancements in the ability to communicate with his tribes, villages, and communities.

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Emergency Communications & Notifications, Emergency Planning & Preparation, Automating Emergency Notifications

Ara Bagdasarian

Lessons Learned from Mass Shooting Attacks

Many of us can still remember the shock and horror that went through our bodies when we heard about the mass shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado in 1999. While the Columbine attack was almost 20 years ago, the mass shooting at the Sandy school in Connecticut, which killed 20 6- and 7-year-old students and six adults, just passed its five-year mark in December.

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Selecting the Right ENS, Emergency Planning & Preparation, Automating Emergency Notifications

Juliet Hulse

Introducing Omnilert 6: Evolving Emergency Notification & Response

Omnilert continues to lead the mass notification industry with the announcement of the latest critical communications platform release, Omnilert 6. Available immediately, Omnilert 6 enables greater automation, scalability, and integration with your organization’s emergency action and response plans. This release marks the next critical step in the evolution of the industry.

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Selecting the Right ENS, Emergency Planning & Preparation, Automating Emergency Notifications

Frank McCathran

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