This picture is of a Missing Persons board which was made following Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The board, in combination with a website which was set up, helped reunite many families which were separated during the disaster. But the fact that boards like this exist speak to a serious disaster preparedness problem: not many families have an emergency communication plan.
Living in the modern world, we take it for granted how easy it is to get in contact with our loved ones. But, in an emergency situation, communicating isn’t as easy as picking up your cell phone. How are you to get in contact with your family, who may be 5 or even 50 miles … Read more