Hawaii didn’t need approval to retract missile alert, FEMA says

The Federal Emergency Management Agency said the state of Hawaii didnt need federal approval to retract a cellphone alert mistakenly sent over the weekend warning of a ballistic missile attack.Hawaii has had the authority to cancel or retract warnings since 2012, when it applied for access to the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System, FEMA said in a statement.

via Hawaii didnt need approval to retract missile alert, FEMA says – Chicago Tribune

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