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Ashanti Alert Act National Notification System

FY24 Funding Available

Alert Activation Criteria

The Ashanti Alert Act activation criteria focus on three key areas:

  • Individuals over the age of 17 who fall outside the scope of America’s Missing:  Broadcast Emergency Response (AMBER) Alerts and Silver Alerts.
  • Missing adults with special needs or circumstances.
  • Missing adults who are endangered or have been involuntarily abducted or kidnapped.
Date Modified: March 25, 2021
Date Created: July 15, 2020