The Embassy's primary means of communication with American citizens in the U.A.E. during an emergency is our warden system. The warden system consists of American citizens who volunteer to disseminate information passed on from the Embassy to other American citizens in the country. The warden system is used to communicate both emergency and non-emergency information of interest tom American Citizens. We also distribute this information directly via e-mail or fax to any American citizen who asks to be included in our warden notification network.