Emergency News Archive

Following is a news archive on Verizon Wireless network operations during Emergency situations.

Disaster-Recovery

2013 Emergency-Related News

6/24/2013: Fighting Colorado’s Most Devastating Wildfire

6/18/2013: Text-To-Donate Campaign Underway to Support Colorado Wildfire Relief Efforts

5/30/2013: Prepare Now for Hurricane Season 2013

5/21/2013: Verizon Wireless Sends Emergency Relief To Oklahoma Tornado Victims, First Responders And Customers

5/21/2013: Text-To-Donate and Other Relief Efforts to Support Central Oklahoma

5/3/2013: Wildfire Season is Here: Tips to Use Technology to Prepare

4/19/2013: Small Town in Crisis Gets Network Support

201 Emergency-Related News

6/28/2012: Text-To-Donate Makes It Easy For Customers To Support Colorado Wildfire Assistance

6/14/2012: Verizon Wireless Deploys Repeater To New Mexico’s Little Bear Fire Command Center To Help Emergency Crews Make More Calls

6/14/2012: Phones And Wireless Network Support Emergency Crews Near High Park, Colorado Wildfire

5/29/2012: As 2012 Hurricane Season Begins, Georgia Residents Urged To Prepare Communication Plans

5/24/2012: 2012 Hurricane Season Approaches; Florida Residents Urged To Prepare

5/9/2012: The Verizon Wireless Network Stands Ready For Hurricane Season

5/3/2012: Verizon Wireless Readies Its Resources To Support South Carolina Residents This Hurricane Season

5/3/2012: Verizon Wireless Readies Its Resources To Support North Carolina Residents This Hurricane Season

5/2/2012: Final Florida Network Preparations Made As 2012 Hurricane Season Approaches

4/13/2012: Verizon Wireless Texas Network Ready For 2012 Severe Weather Season

4/4/2012: North Texas Storms Have No Impact On Verizon Wireless Network

3/5/2012: Verizon Offers Disaster Aid For Tornado Victims

3/1/2012: Verizon Wireless Offering Free Charge Stations And Internet Access In Harrisburg, Illinois

2/29/2012: Verizon Wireless Providing Emergency Communication Resources In Harrisburg, Illinois

2/29/2012: Verizon Wireless Providing Emergency Communication Resources In Branson, Missouri To Support Residents Affected By Storms

2/29/2012: Verizon Wireless Providing Temporary Coverage Enhancements In Harveyville, Kansas

1/20/2012: Backup Generators Keep Verizon Wireless Network Humming in Ice Storm

2011 Emergency-Related News

9/8/2011: Verizon Wireless Network Reliable In Wildfire Areas

8/31/2011: Verizon Wireless Deploys Wireless Experience Center To Pamlico County N.C. To Support Residents In Need

8/31/2011:  Verizon Wireless Partners With The American Red Cross To Deploy Mobile Communication Resources Along The North Carolina Coast To Support Residents Affected By Storms

8/29/2011: Verizon Wireless Stores Across New England Support Residents Affected By Storms

8/29/2011: Verizon Wireless Stores To Support Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Residents Affected By Storms

8/28/2011: Verizon Wireless Provides Charging Stations To Support North Carolina Residents Affected By Storms

8/25/2011: Verizon Networks Prepared To Serve Customers As Hurricane Irene Approaches East Coast

8/25/2011: Verizon Wireless Provides Wireless Communication Equipment And Service For Displaced Residents At Emergency Shelter In Lincoln, California

8/23/2011: Verizon Wireless’ Network Is Ready As Hurricane Irene Set To Impact Georgia Coast

8/22/2011: Hurricane Irene Tracks Toward Florida; Verizon Wireless Offers Emergency Communication Tips

7/19/2011: New Verizon Wireless Video Available: Connecting Residents And Relief Workers During Record Flood In Minot, North Dakota

6/30/2011: New Verizon Wireless Video Available: Connecting Arizona Communities During The Wallow Fire

6/29/2011: Verizon Wireless Boosts Coverage In The Los Alamos, New Mexico, Area To Help Emergency Crews Battling The Las Conchas Fire Make More Calls

6/23/2011: Verizon Wireless Deploys Resources To Minot, North Dakota, To Assist Residents Impacted By Flooding

6/07/2011: Verizon Wireless Deploys A Second Mobile Cell Site To Help Wallow, Arizona, Fire Emergency Crews Make More Calls

6/03/2011: Verizon Wireless Deploys Mobile Cell Site To Alpine To Help Wallow Fire Emergency Crews Make More Calls

6/03/2011: Verizon Wireless Deploys Resources In Western Massachusetts To Assist In Recovery Efforts

6/01/2011: Verizon Adds Network Capacity For Residents Impacted By Missouri River Flooding In The Dakotas And Iowa

5/31/2011: Verizon Wireless Deploys 30 Cell Phones With Airtime To Emergency Operations Center In Bozeman, Montana

5/24/2011: Verizon Wireless And Verizon Foundation Donate $50,000 To American Red Cross For Joplin, Missouri, Tornado Victims

5/24/2011: Verizon Wireless Supports Joplin, Missouri, Through Mobile Giving

5/23/2011: Verizon Wireless Deploys Mobile Communication Resources In Joplin, Missouri To Support Residents Affected By Storms

5/23/2011: Verizon Wireless Delivering Temporary Cell Towers To Joplin, Missouri

5/18/2011:  Verizon Wireless: We’re Ready For 2011 Hurricane Season

5/18/2011:  2011 Hurricane Season Approaches; Florida Residents Urged To Prepare

5/12/2011: Verizon Wireless Boosts Coverage At The Horseshoe Two And Mayhill Fire Command Posts To Help Emergency Crews Make More Calls

5/10/2011:Verizon Wireless Helping Customers Stay Connected In Areas Impacted By Recent Storms

5/9/2011: Verizon Wireless Deploys Crisis Response Team To Memphis Amid Flood Threat

5/3/2011: Verizon Wireless Increases Capacity, Sends Cells On Wheels To Areas Most Impacted By Storm

5/3/2011: Verizon Wireless Encourages Support For Tornado Relief Through Mobile Giving

4/30/2011: Verizon Wireless Delivers Temporary Cell Towers To Areas Of Alabama Hardest Hit By Storms

4/29/2011: Verizon Wireless Powers Stores With Generators To Support Residents Affected By Storms In Birmingham, Alabama

4/29/2011: Verizon Wireless Deploys Mobile Communication Resources In Birmingham, Alabama, To Support Residents Affected By Storms

4/26/2011: Verizon Wireless Aids First Responders In Fort Davis, Texas

4/19/2011: Nine Hurricanes Predicted For 2011 Atlantic Storm Season; Verizon Wireless Network Prepared To Serve Florida Customers

2010 Emergency-Related News

10/28/2010: Tips for Wildfire Season In California From Verizon Wireless

9/13/2010: Phones And Network Support Emergency Crews Near Loveland, Colorado

9/10/2010: Additional Wireless Phones And Data Devices Delivered To Support Emergency Teams Working Near Fourmile Canyon Fire

9/9/2010: Phones And Network Support Emergency Crews Near Boulder, Colorado

9/3/2010: Verizon Wireless Prepared As Hurricane Earl Continues To Threaten East Coast

9/1/2010: With Hurricane Earl Approaching, Verizon Wireless Offers Tips for Staying in Touch

8/31/2010: Hurricane Danielle, Hurricane Earl Roam Atlantic; Carolinians Urged To Refresh Emergency Communication Plans

8/27/2010: Hurricane Danielle, Tropical Storm Earl Roam Atlantic; Floridians Urged To Refresh Emergency Communication Plans

7/30/2010: Wireless Phones And Emergency Network Expansion Aid Firefighters In Kern County, California

7/28/2010: Wireless Phones And Network Aid Firefighters In Modoc County, California

6/3/2010: See For Yourself How Verizon Wireless Is Ready To Serve Customers When It Matters Most

5/28/2010: Are You Ready For An Emergency?

5/20/2010: Verizon Wireless Keeping Gulf Coast Emergency Personnel, Media Connected – Video Available

5/17/2010: Florida Residents Should Make Emergency Communication Plans As 2010 Hurricane Season Approaches

5/17/2010: Severe Storm Season On The Horizon In Georgia; Residents Urged To Consider Emergency Communications Plans

5/17/2010: Severe Storm Season On The Horizon In Alabama; Residents Urged To Consider Emergency Communications Plans

4/30/2010: Nation’s Largest And Most Reliable Wireless Network Ready For 2010 Hurricane Season

4/30/2010: Verizon Wireless Network Prepared For 2010 Hurricane Season In Florida

3/29/2010: Five Hurricane-Ready Super Switches Now Cover Verizon Wireless Customers In Florida

3/19/2010: Verizon Wireless Deploys Temporary Cell Site In Fargo, North Dakota, To Enhance Network Coverage

3/17/2010: Verizon Wireless' Network Prepared For Red River Flooding In North Dakota And Minnesota

3/10/2010: South Florida Customers Now Served By “Super Switch”

2/22/2010: Verizon Wireless Completes South Florida "Super Switch"

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