In the last couple of weeks, we’ve had a major hurricane and extensive flooding in Texas, wildfires in California and Oregon, and now a Category 5 hurricane is threatening Puerto Rico and Florida. September happens to be National Preparedness Month and it is very timely to discuss various aspects of preparedness.
Communications is Crucial
In an emergency, it is important to have a way to communicate – you need it to contact emergency services as well as with friends and family. During our recent hurricane, many victims had difficulties contacting emergency services to get rescued from the ensuing floods.
The following infographic gives some great tips on how to maintain communications during a disaster.