FEMA, in collaboration with the FCC, is conducting a nationwide test of Wireless Emergency Alerts at 2:18 p.m. EDT and the Emergency Alert System at 2:20 p.m. EDT today. Comment on the test. Submit EAS accessibility complaints. Help for EAS Participants.

The Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau develops and implements the FCC's consumer policies and serves as the agency's connection to the American consumer. Our mission includes disability rights, consumer education, and outreach to state, local and Tribal governments. Learn more about our work.

Alejandro Roark, Bureau Chief


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Wednesday, March 9, 2022 - 11:15 am

National Consumer Protection Week

Warm greetings from the FCC as we celebrate National Consumer Protection Week 2022 . Here at the FCC, and especially at the...

Disability Rights

Our Disability Rights Office addresses a variety of disability-related telecommunications matters, including access to equipment and services, mobile phone web browsers, emergency information and closed captioning. We also provide expert advice and assistance to consumers, industry and others on issues relevant to people with disabilities.

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