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What can I do to help prepare my mobile phone in case of an emergency?

There are things you can do with your mobile telephone so when a disaster occurs in your local community you will be well prepared.

During a major disaster affecting your area, being wise with how you use your mobile telephone can reduce the load on mobile networks, may benefit other users, and will assist in the operation of vital emergency services such as Triple Zero (000) (www.triplezero.gov.au) and the national telephone-based emergency warning system, Emergency Alert.

It is important that you have an emergency plan in place that identifies a number of modes of communication in the event of an emergency.

For more information , read the fact sheet Be “mobile phone prepared” for a disaster.