Guest Host: Marc Fisher

AMBER alert

AMBER alert

Wireless emergency alerts, especially AMBER alerts and weather warnings, are familiar to many people. But cell phone users in Hawaii and Japan were shocked this past week when they received alerts that missile attacks were imminent. We discuss what went wrong, how wireless emergency alerts are deployed in Washington, D.C., how people should respond if they receive them, and what to do to prepare for emergencies.

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  • Chris Rodriguez Director of the Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency for the District of Columbia
  • Autumn Brown Co host of the How To Survive The End Of The World podcast; writer living in rural Minnesota.

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