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What does CAP stand for?

CAP stands for Common Alerting Protocol (emergency alerts)

This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Information technology (IT) and computers
  • Military and Government

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Messages were sent through the system using many standard formats including the full suite of the OASIS Emergency Data Exchange Language (EDXL), Distribution Element (EDXL-DE), Hospital Availability Exchange (EDXL-HAVE), Resource Messaging (EDXL-RM), Common Alerting Protocol (CAP), Keyhole Markup Language (KML), Cursor on Target (CoT), National Information Exchange Model (NIEM N.
The new OASIS Emergency Management (EM) Adoption Committee--a diverse group of government agencies, public safety organizations, associations, and vendors--will work together to broaden use of the Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) and the family of Emergency Data Exchange Language (EDXL) standards.