EM07-Early Warning System

Status

Existing

Description

This service package monitors and detects potential, looming, and actual disasters including natural disasters (hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, winter storms, tsunamis, etc.) and technological and man-made disasters (hazardous materials incidents, nuclear power plant accidents, and acts of terrorism including nuclear, chemical, biological, and radiological weapons attacks). The service package monitors alerting and advisory systems, ITS sensors and surveillance systems, field reports, and emergency call-taking systems to identify emergencies and notifies all responding agencies of detected emergencies.

Includes Elements

County 911 Centers
County EMA Centers
High-Threat Facilities
PEMA Emergency Operation Center
Pennsylvania Office of Homeland Security