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.

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