Geldart provides background on the agency, including how it helps keep DC secure during major special security events, and its role in helping the city and region recover from terrorist attacks, civil disturbances, and natural disasters such as major flooding, hurricanes and snowstorms.
He also talks about the agency’s Alert DC which sends out alerts and text messages to citizens during an emergency to inform them on school closings, traffic problems, etc. It also sends out amber alerts for missing children.
Geldart also discusses the agency’s new app that DC residents can install on their phones get preparedness plans during a major weather event and updates on evacuation routes.
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