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FCC Seeking Comment on Effective Communications During 2017 Hurricane Season
December 14, 2017
Source: Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Comments Due: January 22, 2018
Reply Comments Due: February 21, 2018
On December 7, 2017, the Public Safety Homeland Security Bureau released a Public Notice seeking comment on the effectiveness of emergency communications during the 2017 hurricane season. Among other issues, comments are sought about experiences of people with disabilities during the emergency events, and how emergency communication can be improved.
Public Notice (see pages 4-5 for specific questions related to individuals with disabilities):
For more information, please contact Anita Patankar-Stoll, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau at (202) 418-7121, Anita.Patankar-Stoll@fcc.gov. For those using videophones and fluent in American Sign Language, you may call the ASL Consumer Support Line at 844‐432‐2275.
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