The Full Wiki

More info on Terror alert system

Terror alert system: Wikis

Advertisements
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Terror alert systems are standardised emergency population warning systems for describing and disseminating information about terrorism-related threats. They became more popular after the September 11 attacks on the United States in 2001.

Contents

Australia

National Counter-Terrorism Alert Level

  • Low - terrorist attack is not expected
  • Medium - terrorist attack could occur
  • High - terrorist attack is likely
  • Extreme - terrorist attack is imminent or has occurred

Administered by the Federal Attorney-General's Department.

France

Plan Vigipirate

  • Yellow - to stress vigilance
  • Orange - to warn of terrorist action
  • Red - to warn of serious attempts
  • Crimson - to warn of major attempts

United Kingdom

UK Threat Level

  • Low - an attack is unlikely
  • Moderate - an attack is possible, but not likely
  • Substantial - an attack is a strong possibility
  • Severe - an attack is highly likely
  • Critical - an attack is expected imminently

Administered by the Joint Terrorist Analysis Centre

United States

Homeland Security Advisory System

  • Low - Low risk of terrorist attacks
  • Guarded - General risk of terrorist attacks
  • Elevated - Significant risk of terrorist attacks
  • High - High risk of terrorist attacks
  • Severe - Severe risk of terrorist attacks

Administered by the Department of Homeland Security


Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message