(US and Canadian) originally an acronym of America's Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response, a notification to the general public, such as by commercial radio or electronic traffic-condition signs, regarding an abduction of a child.
Because Ashanti was too old for an Amber Alert to be issued and no similar network for adults existed at the time, her parents, family, and friends struggled to get word out of her disappearance in a timely fashion, the Senators wrote in a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee.
No Amber Alert or public release was provided, and her cellphone and social media were inactive for more than a day and a half by the time her missing persons report was official, the news release said.
According to a press release issued here on Wednesday, Child Protection and Welfare Bureau (CP and WB) Chairperson Saba Sadiq said this while presiding over a meeting of a sub-committee formed regarding 'Amber alert' system.
A Met Office amber alert - the second most severe notification - warns that bad weather can force travel delays, road and rail closures, interruption to power supplies and the potential risk to life and property.
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