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D.C. Emergency Plan

Wednesday, August 4, 2004; Page B08

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The District has established three ways to notify residents in case of emergency: automated calls to residents' phone lines; text messages to mobile communication devices (for which residents must sign up); and the emergency alert system that broadcasts over media outlets. Go to www.emergencycenter.dc.gov for more information.


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