Links & Resources

DHS: Office of Emergency Communications
Describes the mission and activities of the Department of Homeland Security Office of Emergency Communications

DHS: Statewide Interoperability Coordinators (SWICs)
Describes the responsibilities of the SWICs in each state and territory

Emergency Alert System State Plan and associated information
Maine Association of Broadcasters: Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS), Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Amber Alert information.

MSCommNet: Maine State Communications Network
State of Maine Office of Information Technology MSCommNet site

Reimbursement Form for Communications Event
Use this form to summarize communications exercise outcomes when submitting for exercise reimbursement.

State Communication Interoperability Plan (SCIP)
Current SCIP outlining statewide interoperable communications systems and strategies (.pdf format)

State of Maine Alert and Warnings Policy (pdf)
This policy governs the use of Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) and the procedures for issuing alerts and warnings in the State of Maine.

State of Maine Guidelines for County Access to IPAWS
These guidelines outline the steps a County must take to be granted access to the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS).

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