Why are text messages easier than using phone calls for notifying citizens?
Attempting to call everyone could take hours. This is an important factor, especially during a time sensitive emergency. WENS alerts will be short and meant to make registrants aware that there is an emergency and direct them to take appropriate action.

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1. Why should I register for the Wireless Emergency Notification System (WENS)?
2. How do I register for WENS service?
3. Is there a charge for registering to receive message through WENS?
4. Why are text messages easier than using phone calls for notifying citizens?
5. Under what circumstances will I receive WENS alerts?
6. Will the WENS system work if there is a power failure?
7. I do not want to receive WENS messages anymore. How do I unsubscribe?
8. How do I update my information if my email address, phone number or other information has changed?
9. Can I register my parents or other family members to receive alerts?
10. Will I receive advertising or spam on my phone?
11. How do I get additional information about WENS or report a problem with the system?