NEMA helps administer the State of Nebraska Emergency Alert System, under the direction of Rod Zeigler, Director of Engineering, KRVN Radio (Lexington, Nebraska) and state EAS chairperson. The EAS is an emergency alert notification system for all broadcasters and cable systems in the State to alert persons in Nebraska of potential disasters, or other safety threats. In addition, EAS is one several means of notification for Amber Alert information.
Integrated Public Alert and Warning System
The Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) is a modernization and integration of the nation’s alert and warning infrastructure and will save time when time matters most, protecting life and property.