Alternate Title: EO 13407: Public Alert and Warning System
"It is the policy of the United States to have an effective, reliable, integrated, flexible, and comprehensive system to alert and warn the American people in situations of war, terrorist attack, natural disaster, or other hazards to public safety and well-being (public alert and warning system), taking appropriate account of the functions, capabilities, and needs of the private sector and of all levels of government in our Federal system, and to ensure that under all conditions the President can communicate with the American people. To implement the policy set forth in section 1 of this order, the Secretary of Homeland Security shall: inventory, evaluate, and assess the capabilities and integration with the public alert and warning system of Federal, State, territorial, tribal, and local public alert and warning resources..."
Executive Order 13407; EO 13407
Federal Register: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/
Federal Register (June 28, 2006), v.71 no.124, p.36975-36977