If you get a radio call requesting information
on how to find a shelter then you can help them get the
#1 Get their location
# 2 How to find an open shelter (Works for
gov, Red Cross, and registered NGOs like churches etc. that have
a) Call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) and
ask. This is On Star and they are excellent.
b) Find it on the web:?? https://www.redcross.org/get-help/disaster-relief-and-recovery-services/find-an-open-shelter.html
c) The Red Cross Emergency app has this as a
function text "GETEMERGENCY" to 90999 to download
Incidentally - the first aid app has
downloaded content - so you can still use the Red Cross First
Aid app even if the cell towers and internet are down. But you
have to download before you need it
Text "GETFIRST" to 90999 to download (Free)
and be prepared for everything from bee stings to strokes.
Ditto the Emergency App -
what to do before during and after 36 different emergencies...
Thank you for being our good partner in
Disaster Response since 1935!