EMBARQ and Home Safety Council Help Families Plan for ...


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Survey Finds Majority of Families Do Not Have Emergency Communications Plan While 58 percent of moms feel their families are prepared for a severe weather emergency, only 30 percent have created and discussed an emergency communications plan, according to a recent survey by the Home Safety Council. That is a cause for concern given that many experts say a detailed communications plan plays one of the biggest roles in helping families stay connected to each other and emergency contacts during a natural disaster, such as hurricanes, floods, earthquakes and wildfires. With the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecasting a 65 percent chance for an above average storm season this year, there is even more reason for families to create and discuss emergency plans. To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/embarq/33337/