3.1 Writing the emergency alert

Make answers as specific as possible and cite your sources of information. Include as many details as possible about the location and severity of the emergency, the anticipated emergency type (refer to Protocol A2 Emergency Typology), any known statistics (i.e. people affected) and the response to date from government and UN and non-government agencies. CARE ‘s response (or potential response, and /or capacity to respond) and key emergency contacts should also be included.

Annex 42.3 Sample Emergency Alert