Neely Center Director Interviewed by CBS for Emergency Alert System Report

Neely Center Director Professor Ali Abbas was interviewed by CBS LA for a report on the Wireless Emergency Alert. To read more and watch the report click on the link below.

(CBS LA) That loud noise on your cell phone with an urgent message is called a Wireless Emergency Alert.

It’s the most thorough system we have to warn people of danger. But as KCAL9/CBS2’s Craig Herrera reports, it is becoming controversial because of three recent events.

First, the Sonoma County fires. Thousands of homes were destroyed. Neighborhoods were leveled. An alert was never activated. Read More.

 

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