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Public Alert Community Group

The Public Alert CG aims to establish specifications for a regional or global network that can send urgent information to any connected device. PALCG will improve upon US's WEA and intends to implement a similar system globally.

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The Public Alert CG aims to establish specifications for a regional or global network that can send urgent information to any connected device. PALCG will improve upon US’s WEA and intends to implement a similar system globally.


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This is a community initiative. This group was originally proposed on 2016-12-20 by Jacob Pratt. The following people supported its creation: Jacob Pratt, Jacinto Mendez, Andy Robinson, Stian Soiland-Reyes, Mohamed ZERGAOUI. W3C’s hosting of this group does not imply endorsement of the activities.

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