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  • Partners from FEMA and the Deputy Director of the Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs prepare to launch the IPAWS national Emergency Alery System test
    Emergency Management
    Arizona initiates nationwide alerting system test

    BEEP, BEEP, BEEP . . . .this is a national test.

    Broadcasters from radio, television and cable stations nationwide participated in a test of the Emergency Alert System on Sept. 27, 2017.  Arizona hosted the national test, this was the third time the test was conducted simultaneously across the nation, and the first time the test was initiated outside of Washington, D.C.

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  • FCD Flood Sim Model
    Emergency Management
    Water model project highlights safety and partnerships

    Flooding is an expensive hazard that has affected the Grand Canyon state for decades.

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  • Emergency Management professionals stading and talking in a group during a conference.
    Emergency Management
    One Team, One Mission

    More than 400 emergency management professionals from local, state, and federal governments, first responders and crisis response experts gathered for the Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs (DEMA) 2017 Preparedness Symposium. The topics discussed included continuity of operations, critical infrastructure, cybersecurity, economic recovery, crisis communication, and evacuation and re-entry.

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  • ASL interpreters provide translation support for various public meetings during wildfire season
    Emergency Management
    Arizona integrates program to communicate with Deaf and the hard-of-hearing community during wildland fire season

    Wildland fires that move toward populated areas can be deadly, destructive and frightening for those residing in their paths.

    Communication is critical during emergencies. Access to vital safety information is important for communities who may be affected. One such community is the Deaf and hard-of-hearing. Ideally, captioning and/or sign language interpreters are provided by emergency response organizations to reach access and functional needs audiences.

    In previous wildland fire seasons, these services were not provided in Arizona.

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  • The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) recently hosted the Arizona Partners in Preparedness Summit at the Desert Willow Conference Center in Phoenix
    Emergency Management
    Preparedness summit focuses on access & functional needs communities

    Phoenix— How can community members actively plan their own emergency response instead of relying on the government alone? To address this critical issue, the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) recently hosted the Arizona Partners in Prepared­­ness Summit at the Desert Willow Conference Center.

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