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Here's how Hawaii's emergency alert design led to a false alarm

2 days ago The disastrous false alarm issued by Hawaii over the weekend has raised concerns about what safeguards the state had in place. The alert, which told people a ballistic missile was about to hit, briefly terrified residents and visitors, as the state scrambled to issue a correction. How could an accident like that
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Hawaii false alarm: Ensuing chaos is teachable moment, experts

20 hours ago Disaster preparedness experts said that the Hawaii missile threat false alarm could provide a teachable moment to educate the public.
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The good news about Hawaii's false alarm - The Washington Post

4 days ago As failures go, what happened in Hawaii was a success.
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Hawaii missile mix-up: That was no 'wrong button.' Take a look

4 days ago And the menu contained no ballistic missile defense false alarm option — which has now been added at the top of the image, marked up by officials for explanatory purposes. A screen capture from a Twitter account showing a missile warning for Hawaii on Jan. 13. in this picture obtained from social media.
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What went wrong with Hawaii's false emergency alert - CNN

5 days ago An emergency missile alert accidentally went out to everyone in Hawaii on Saturday after an employee "pushed the wrong button."
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Missile threat alert for Hawaii a false alarm - CNNPolitics - CNN.com

6 days ago An emergency alert notification sent out on Saturday claiming a "ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii" was a false alarm, according to state leaders and emergency officials, who blamed it on an employee who "pushed the wrong button."
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Trump during the Hawaii false alarm: A timeline - CNNPolitics

4 days ago As people of Hawaii catch their breath following the jarring missile alert mishap over the weekend, scrutiny has reached the White House and how it grappled with the mistaken alarm.
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Sender of Hawaii's False Alarm Is Reassigned, but Not Named - The

5 days ago The Hawaii emergency management employee who set off a statewide panic on Saturday morning by sending out a false alarm about an incoming ballistic missile has been temporarily reassigned, but there are no plans to fire him or identify him publicly, a state official said. The employee, who has worked
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Hawaii False Alarm Hints at Thin Line Between Mishap and Nuclear

14 Jan 2018 Nuclear experts are warning, using some of their most urgent language since President Trump took office, that Hawaii's false alarm, in which state agencies alerted locals to a nonexistent missile attack, underscores a growing risk of unintended nuclear war with North Korea. To understand the connection,
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Hawaii ballistic missile false alarm results in panic | US news | The

13 Jan 2018 Witness says 'everyone knows you have about 15 minutes until detonation' while governor explains: 'An employee pushed the wrong button'
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False alarms in Hawaii, Japan underscore real fears of North Korea

4 days ago Widespread panic caused by a false missile alarm sent to residents and tourists in Hawaii triggers concerns about U.S. readiness for a real threat; insight from Adm. Robert Natter, retired U.S. Navy four-star admiral and former commander of the 7th Fleet in Japan. Two countries, two erroneous alerts. A pair
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GOP rival labels Hawaii governor 'Doomsday David' after false

23 hours ago A Hawaii GOP gubernatorial candidate has labeled Democratic incumbent Gov. David Ige Doomsday David and called on him to resign over the state's recent false alarm fiasco.
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Hawaii missile false alarm due to badly designed user interface

5 days ago A false alarm warning Hawaiians of an incoming ballistic missile on Saturday, was reportedly issued because of a “terribly designed” user interface. The computer system that allows the Hawaiian Emergency Management Agency (HEMA) to send emergency alerts asks employees to select the type of alert
Source: www.theguardian.com

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