NENA News, Press & Stories
Pursuant to NENA's Bylaws, notice is hereby given that the membership of the National Emergency Number Association will hold a virtual annual meeting via Zoom on Tuesday, September 15 at 3PM Eastern. The membership is advised of the following agenda: I. Announcement of next annual conference site and dates II. Reports of activities and financial condition of the association III. Members?... more
NENA: The 9-1-1 Association, together with our partner EENA: European Emergency Number Association, are pleased to invite interested organizations to save the date for the first intercontinental interoperability testing event for NG9-1-1 and NG112 next-generation emergency calling.This collaborative intercontinental interoperability testing event will be planned, supported, and conducted through... more
NENA applauds the FCC?s work to implement 9-8-8 as the nationwide short code for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. For more than 50 years, the nation has benefited enormously from universal, simple access to emergency response; suicide-related calls should be no different. We believe a dedicated, easy-to-remember method for reaching the suicide prevention lifeline will lead to more robust... more
America?s 9-1-1 community is energized and encouraged by the U.S. House of Representatives? vote this week to create a new $12 billion federal grant program to upgrade America?s 9-1-1 centers to Next Generation 9-1-1.
The grant program was included in H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, a package of federal transportation and infrastructure bills, which was approved by the House on Wednesday. If... more
The NENA Standard for 9?1?1 Call Processing facilitates the processing of 9?1?1 calls by PSAPs and serves as a basis for the development of SOPs. Use of this document standardizes the method of call handling across jurisdictional boundaries. This provides consistency in the processing of emergency and non-emergency calls and improve service to the public.
Further, this new standard consolidates... more