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