Originally conceived as a means to deliver weather warnings, the system now covers all hazards — terrorism, abducted children and derailed trains carrying toxic materials.
Monday, September 25, 2006
Public schools to receive hazard warning radios
The Joplin R-8 School District, my employer, as well as 97,000 public school districts across the United States will receive hazard warning radios, thanks to a decision by the Department of Homeland Security. The announcement is expected to be made today: