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The FCC Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau provides the following information as a public service:


The Wireless Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (Wireless RERC) recently launched a new survey on emergency communications and people with disabilities.  Among other things, the survey seeks input on the use of social media in connection with these communications.


Emergency communications generally include two main components:  1) contacting emergency response services (911 services) for help; and 2) receiving public emergency alerts for events like severe weather and other natural events, amber alerts for missing children, and other emergencies.

For more information about the survey, please visit the Wireless RERC website at http://www.wirelessrerc.org/content/newsroom/just-launched-2012-survey-emergency-communications-and- people-disabilities.








Wednesday, January 11, 2017