Texting (SMS)

When a disaster strikes communication is essential. Public safety, public health and emergency management must be able to interface. But what if the internet is down? What if no [[{“fid”:”193″,”view_mode”:”teaser”,”type”:”media”,”attributes”:{“height”:183,”width”:220,”style”:”float: right; “,”class”:”media-element file-teaser”}}]]electricity is available? The most robust communication is SMS or text messaging, which may be the last thing to go down. In Hurricane Sandy, for example, texting was the sole mode of communication for many.

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