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Emergency Preparedness


Taking a step in the direction of providing comprehensive interoperability for public safety, Verizon has teamed with Mutualink to provide critical solutions to first responders.


As engineering crews complete the final clean up from Hurricane Florence, our teams are simultaneously preparing for Hurricane Michael.


Verizon has teamed with Axon to bring increased connectivity to public safety solutions for the benefit of first responders and the communities they serve


Update Sept 19, 2018: The network is currently 99% in service. Verizon continues to support government officials and first responders with recovery efforts in North Carolina.

Data Relief MA

Verizon offers free calling, text, data. Makes 25K relief donation. Assists first responders in Massachusetts.

Hurricane Florence

Verizon is already committed to provide free calling, texting and data to its postpaid and prepaid customers who reside in the areas most impacted by the storm.

Hurricane Florence

Verizon is ready to serve our customers and communities impacted by Hurricane Florence as well as first responders in eight states preparing to assist in the emergency efforts.


Verizon is giving free calling, text and data to its postpaid and prepaid customers who reside in Hawaii to help as historic storm challenges the Aloha State.

California wildfires and Hurricane Lane

Verizon removes all speed cap restrictions for first responders on the west coast and in Hawaii to support current firefighting and Hurricane Lane efforts.

Wildfire data relief

In Ars Technica and other publications, it's alleged Verizon throttled data service to a CA firefighter during a recent forest fire. Some say this is a net neutrality violation.