Emergency Preparedness

Keeping Houston charged and connected after Harvey

Omar Ramos and his Verizon teammates delivered charging stations to the relief shelter at NRG stadium to help evacuees stay connected..

Verizon Wireless stores are up for business

Verizon Wireless stores are open for business, including a temporary store on wheels that opened in Houston.

This is why a better network matters in Houston

When Hurricane Harvey flooded her home, Verizon's Angel Vitales witnessed first-hand why a better network matters.

Watch Video Hurricane Harvey survival story: connected through thick and thicker

Robin Farris never experienced a storm like Hurricane Harvey before. But with the right network, she was prepared.

Video Thumbnail Hurricane Harvey

Angel Vitales has two important perspectives to share. She was a mother fleeing the rising floodwaters of Hurricane Harvey and a proud Verizon employee.

Staying connected during Hurricane Irma: 6 tips

Verizon is well prepared to serve its customers in Florida and the southeastern U.S.as Hurricane Irma builds in the Caribbean.

Verizon commits $10M to hurricane relief efforts

Mobile transmission sites known as COWs, CROWs, temporary microwave radio systems and in-building solutions are being deployed to boost network capacity in South Texas.

Watch Video about Verizon inspects cell towers with drones in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

Verizon inspects cell towers via drone in the aftermath of the most powerful storm to hit the U.S. in a decade.


Houston residents can visit Verizon company-owned stores in Corpus Christi and Victoria to make free calls, access the internet and charge their devices.


Greater Houston Community Foundation, One Star Foundation and Salvation Army Southern Territory are named grant recipients for Verizon's hurricane relief efforts.