IMPACT 6: NO PHONE OR INTERNET

In most emergencies it’s best to stay in your own home, so make your home your meeting place and have an alternative in case you can’t get there.

WHAT ACTIONS SHOULD YOU TAKE?

If the phone and internet lines were down how would you keep in touch, arrange to meet up, keep up with news and weather alerts?

PLAN A MEETING POINT

PLAN A MEETING POINT

Talk to your family about how you will get in touch and where you will meet up if phone or internet lines are down.


IF YOU HAVE KIDS

IF YOU HAVE KIDS

Make sure your family knows your school's emergency plans and has names of three people who could pick you up.


STAY TUNED IN

STAY TUNED IN

Have a solar or battery-powered radio so you can tune in to the latest news for information during an emergency.


OUT-OF-TOWN CONTACT

OUT-OF-TOWN CONTACT

Have an out-of-town contact that everyone knows about (sometimes when local phone lines are down you can still reach people outside your area). Get everyone to check in with your out-of-town contact by text or online messaging in an emergency if you can.


KEEP A LIST

KEEP A LIST

Keep a written list of important phone numbers.


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