EMA Web Graphics MCDEM WebsiteOn Sunday, 25 November 2018, the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) issued a test alert on the Emergency Mobile Alert system, between 6pm and 7pm. 

Read more about the test of the Emergency Mobile Alert and submit your feedback

WREMO received a number of queries relating to the last national test in November 2017, and here are the answers to the ten most common questions:

Tip: If you didn't get the Emergency Mobile Alert test message then, check with your mobile phone provider, or handset manufacturer, to see if it's possible to either update the software or change settings to enable Emergency Mobile Alerting.

See the list of phones and operating systems capable of receiving Emergency Mobile Alerts

You can set up alternate notification channels like the Red Cross Hazards App as another means of receiving potentially life-saving alerts in emergency situations.
Find out more about the Hazard App

If WREMO sends an alert, information will also be available online through our:


Feedback on the Emergency Mobile Alert test

If you'd like to give the Ministry for Civil Defence & Emergency Management feedback about Emergency Mobile Alert, please complete their feedback form
Provide feedback about Emergency Mobile Alert