NPR Labs

Washington, D.C.
4:16 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

KETR to participate in FEMA Emergency Alert project

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is working with a number of NPR stations throughout the gulf region to provide information to the deaf and hard-of-hearing.

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS’s) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced a cooperative pilot project with National Public Radio’s (NPR’s) technology research and development group, NPR Labs, to demonstrate the delivery of the first-ever, real-time emergency alert messages to people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing in five Gulf states. 

Read more