Description: Simple general purpose eXtensible Markup Language (XML) format for capsuling all information required for an alert and/or notification.  It is the core standard used by the NOAA NWS and others in the US for posting alerts to the DHS/FEMA IPAWS for public alerting.  See also CAP IPAWS Also an International Telecommunications Union Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T) standard X.1303.

Host Organization: OASIS

Status: Stable, international, open industry standard.

Find out more at: http://docs.oasis-open.org/emergency/cap/v1.2/CAP-v1.2-os.html