How to find a shelter
If you get a radio call requesting information on how to find a shelter then you can help them get the information.
#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.
Thank you for being our good partner in
Disaster Response since 1935!
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victims - contact them as their disaster director for Texas
is based in Arlington - 913-660-63616, Mike Asselta
is the SATERN contact for Texas ham operators - they
are trying to expand their network
On Sep 19, 2019, at 11:41 AM, Kevin McCoy via Groups.Io <kevinmccoy@...> wrote:
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Thank you! That is very helpful and I will pass it around. Respectfully, KD5FEE
On Thu, Sep 19, 2019 at 3:05 PM Owen Anderson via Groups.Io <email@example.com> wrote:
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