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Town of Poughkeepsie - Wide Area Alert and Incidental Use of Emergency Response Resources

Type: Handshake Agreement

Status: Existing


Agreement between the Town of Poughkeepsie emergency management committee and other town departments to use public address systems on emergency response vehicles, personal contact from emergency responders, or Emergency Alert System (EAS) broadcast over radio/TV to inform the public about the need to evacuate. Emergency response personnel also assist with warning the public. This supports wide area alert, evacuation management, and emergency management services.


Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response


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