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How Mass Notification Technology Improves Community and Interoperable Communications

Every organization, no matter how big or small, needs to have an emergency response plan in place.

Part of this plan calls for a mass notification system that enables your internal and external community to communicate during an emergency situation. Whether you are faced with an active shooter scenario, social chaos, flooding, or tornados, your organization needs a way to share timely information in order to save lives. If your team is still on the fence about whether or not to implement an emergency notification system, take into consideration these benefits of mass notification technology.

Understanding Mass Notification

A key aspect of an emergency response plan is to be able to share accurate and vital information to anyone within your community as fast as possible. The easiest way to do this is with a mass notification service. Yes, you could share your emergency messaging via social media, on the radio, or through televised emergency broadcasting. But how can you be sure you are reaching the widest berth of individuals with this information? More importantly, what happens if the internet or power shuts down? How will you communicate then if your sole methods are Facebook, radios, or TVs? This is where mass notification systems save the day.

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