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FCC Provides 24/7 Emergency Contact Information for Labor Day Weekend

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Released: August 31, 2012


Federal Communications

News Media Information 202 / 418-0500

445 12th St., S.W.


Washington, D.C. 20554

TTY: 1-888-835-5322

DA 12-1435
August 31, 2012

Federal Communications Commission Provides 24/7 Emergency

Contact Information for the Labor Day Weekend

The Federal Communications Commission (“Commission”) will continue to address emergency
communications needs twenty-four hours a day throughout the holiday weekend, especially relating to
Tropical Storm Isaac’s continuing impact on the Gulf Coast Region.
The Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau (PSHSB) reminds emergency communications
providers, including broadcasters, cable service providers, wireless and wireline service providers,
emergency response managers and first responders, that those needing assistance to initiate, resume, or
maintain communications operations during the holiday weekend should contact the Federal
Communications Commission’s Operations Center for assistance at 202-418-1122 or by e-mail at The Commission’s Operation Center will be staffed and open twenty-four
hours a day throughout the holiday weekend.

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