Emergency Alert can be used to issue warnings messages to telephones (landlines and mobile telephones) within a geographical area affected by an emergency. For more information read the fact sheet Receiving telephone-based emergency warnings.

There are things you can do with your mobile phone so when a disaster occurs in your local community you will be well prepared. For more information, read the fact sheet Be “mobile phone prepared” for a disaster (External link)

Information on the Emergency Alert warning system is also provided in many languages. Visit the languages area  (External link)of this website to view this information.