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To ensure your messages reach the greatest number of potentially-impacted citizens timely, no matter where they are, our robust platform leverages IPAWS
Created by FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency), IPAWS leverages national emergency communication channels to provide area-specific alerts in times of emergency. IPAWS enables you to reach as many people as possible, including those who have not opted-in to text, phone, or email communications, as well as travelers and visitors in your area. It’s capable of sending notifications to cell phones without being delayed by network congestion. It can interrupt local TV and radio broadcasts to share important notifications. It can even post notifications to digital road signs and various other locations instantaneously.
Combined with the Geofencing capability of the free CivicReady AlertMe app, local governments can send notifications to anyone with the app in a geographic location. When your citizens download the app and enable location services, their device can be targeted with a Geofence message sent to a specific area on a map using our radius tools. Whether you need to warn of an area specific emergency, or tell travelers about a traffic situation or road closure, messages can be customized for entry and exit messages with a GeoFence. A geofence can be activated for minutes, hours or even days and the message can be updated by an administrator during the event. CivicReady displays data showing how many people within the Geofence received your message as well as how many entered and exited the area. Provide fast, effective geo-targeted messaging that can save lives or market local events in an instant with Geofencing capabilities.
It is important to communicate with citizens clearly and effectively when there is severe weather. Unfortunately,
With CivicReady Automated Weather Alerts, notifications are automatically dispersed to your subscribers as soon as an alert is activated by the National Weather Service. You can automatically communicate information to citizens immediately when time matters most.
“Press 1 if you are safe. Press 2 if you need help evacuating.” CivicReady’s Interactive Polling with interactive voice response (IVR) enables you to conduct polls and surveys via the Text-to-Speech voice engine. IVR allows recipients to record voice responses, enter yes/no answers, or enter key presses for specific questions.
You will be able to easily create up to 20 questions in a single call and receive analytics to capture responses. Responses are easily viewed by clicking on the specific group name from which the poll originated. This feature can be used for both critical and non-critical notifications.
In a crisis, local government administrators need to be able to alert and convene key personnel instantly. Instead of waiting for others to dial
This time-saving module connects decision makers onto a unified call within seconds to enable urgent next step planning.
Being prepared means being informed. The more information citizens can access before, during and after an emergency, the better the odds of a positive outcome. With the CivicReady Core Site, your citizens will have quick access to information from the National Weather Service, Homeland Security
Your Core Site’s features include:
CivicReady’s versatile API suite and robust integration capabilities
Through the API integration, CivicReady and our partners can trigger each other’s system to broadcast emergency and routine notifications either manually or automatically.
Current Partner Integrations:
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