Federal agencies and state, local, tribal, and territorial governments are eligible to send alerts using IPAWS, FEMA's Integrated Public Alert and Warning System. Other public or private sector organizations may also be eligible.
For instructions and additional information on how to apply for access to IPAWS, view the Sign Up to Use IPAWS to Send Public Alerts and Warnings article on the FEMA website.
Before beginning the IPAWS application process, consult with your state IPAWS representative, typically found in the State Emergency Management Agency, for your ability to become an IPAWS alerting authority.
The terms located in this section are listed alphabetically.
- FEMA: Federal Emergency Management Agency
- IPAWS: Integrated Public Alert and Warning System