During an emergency, normal means of communication may become inoperable. Priesthood leaders should consider:
- How to contact missionaries and members following a disaster.
- How to communicate the status of missionaries, members, buildings, and other necessary information to area leaders.
- Available communication personnel and equipment.
Priesthood leaders may call communication specialists as needed. Individuals interested in communications often own radio equipment and possess valuable experience.
Satellite Telephones - Storehouses in the United States and Canada have satellite telephones. In other Church areas, satellite telephones are available in administration offices for emergency use.
Amateur Radio – Some storehouses in the United States and Canada have amateur radio equipment and conduct regular network exercises. For information, contact your priesthood leader or regional welfare specialist.