LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – In California last month, two young children and their great-grandmother died in a wildfire that family members say they never saw coming.
FILE PHOTO: A U.S. flag flies over a debris field of former houses following Hurricane Irma in Islamorada, Florida, U.S., September 15, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo
In January, thousands of people were panic-stricken in Hawaii by a false alarm that a ballistic missile was about to strike the islands.
These and other critical failures have prompted a review of disaster alerts in the United States, which largely operate at…