When a disaster strikes, it's possible you and your family may be apart. Sometimes a disaster occurs while you're at school and your parents are at work, and though both your school and your parents' workplace have plans in place specifically for these situations, it's important for your family to have a plan of their own for communicating during a disaster.
Unless you are in immediate danger, send Unless you are in immediate danger, send a text. Texts often have an easier time getting through during emergencies, and you don’t want to tie up phone lines needed by emergency responders (like 911).
This is what your family should include in the plan: