During and following any emergency, it's important to monitor radio, television and online media for information from local authorities.
Your municipal and regional government will provide you with information on staying safe during the emergency and advice on recovering from the emergency. Sources include:
Portable radios may not be commonly used anymore, but receiving information is crucial during any crisis. The ability to tune in to emergency radio broadcasts via a portable AM/FM radio receiver could be essential.
Like flashlights, emergency radios are available with battery, solar and wind-up power. Remember that main electricity may not be available and that you may not be able to access the internet and other services that we may take for granted.
During an emergency, listen to your radio for information and instructions from authorities. Local stations include:
Local television stations include:
If internet and cellular services remain available, follow verified social media sites as directed by local authorities for immediate updates.