Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with radio and TV broadcasters
In an emergency civil defence emergency management (CDEM) and radio and TV broadcasters will work together to tell people what they need to know to get through.
Broadcasting formal emergency announcements is an important part of this. There are MoU with radio and TV broadcasters about this.
The MoU do not cover the handling of press releases, news stories or bulletins, interviews or advertising. They are concerned solely with requests for the broadcast of formal emergency announcements from an authorised CDEM manager.