Alerts

Requirements

A URL endpoint where we will POST the data. Displaying and distributing the data is the responsibility of the third party.

POST http://www.example.com/alerts

Corrections to alerts (fact correction, typo correction) is provided via a PUT request to an endpoint:

PUT http://www.example.com/alerts/:id

Deleting alerts, that were sent in error is done via a DELETE request to an endpoint:

DELETE http://www.example.com/alerts/:id

Format

The data is JSON encoded.

Fields

title: string (Country name + Alert title)

text: string, text lengths of 560 characters (if the Breaking flag is set) or 600 characters (aggregated country name + alert title + alert body + advice).

alert_title: string (Alert title only)

body: string (alert text only)

Advice: string (alert advice only)

country: string, uppercase, country iso code 2 letters

is_notice: integer, 1 or 0

risk_level: string: Low, Moderate, Medium, High, Extreme

duration: object with start_date and end_date - UTC timestamps)

category: integer (one of 7 categories) - see additional file, regarding categories

Category_name: string

airports: optional, comma separated list of airport codes (IATA 3 letter codes)

regions: optional, array of regions, each with name and code (29 countries), a dump with a list is available

geo: optional, object with 2 keys: lat and lng

location_explanation: optional, string, name or a description of the lat/lng location

Parent_id: integer (parent alert ID, if this alert is related to another alert)

Sample

https://riskline.riskline.com/help/integrations/alerts

Difference between Risk Alerts and Risk Notices:

Is_notice is a flag to differentiate between Alert and Notice. Here is an explanation:

Risk alerts and risk notices are measured using benchmarks tied to the impact on reliable, safe, and secure travel. Notices apply to upcoming and potentially disruptive events (planned protests, G20 Summit, etc), while alerts are issued in response to incidents as they happen.

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