Information Management Alert & Warning Systems

The IMAWS Section provides all Information Technology, Alert and Warning, and Communications Services to the Division and is made up of the following elements:

  1. The Communications element maintains all Division two-way radio and alert & warning systems, including the Emergency Alert System (EAS), National Warning System (NAWAS), Alaska Warning System (AKWAS), FEMA National Radio System (FNARS), and the Alaska Land Mobile Radio (ALMR) system equipment.
  2. The Application/GIS element maintains all Division database applications and GIS/mapping capabilities.