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The warning system

In the event of large-scale fires, severe weather events or unexpected hazards, the KATWARN warning system ensures we are spared the worse effects of such disasters.

KATWARN sends public warnings and behavioural advices directly to the people affected. All warnings originate from government agencies or responsable safety and security organizations, who decide on the content, timing and extent of issued warnings. KATWARN has been developed by Fraunhofer FOKUS on behalf of the German public insurance companies.

In the event of fires, severe weather or sudden, unexpected hazards, the KATWARN warning system ensures we are spared the worse effects of such disasters.

KATWARN sends public warnings and recommendations for action directly to the people affected. All warnings originate from official government agencies and safety/security organizations, who decide on the content, timing and extent of issued warnings. KATWARN has been developed by Fraunhofer FOKUS on behalf of public insurance groups.

Features at a glance:

  • Location-based warnings
  • Topic-based warnings
  • Area-based warnings
  • Warning overview
  • Share warnings
  • Personal test alarm

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Please note: While KATWARN can be downloaded worldwide, notifications will only be provided at locations and for occasions where the competent authorities have officially taken KATWARN into operation or are cooperating in context of the KATWARN roaming technology.

Please note: Notifications will only be provided at locations and for occasions where the competent authorities have officially taken KATWARN-Germany into operation or are cooperating with the KATWARN roaming technology.

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