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Verizon and Nokia are hosting Operation Convergent Response, a live scenario event that puts the latest crisis response innovations in first responders' hands to help save lives.

Wildfire data relief

Verizon offers free unlimited talk, text, data for customers impacted by Northern California wildfires

Verizon MERIT hazmat team

A specialized team of Verizon engineers called MERIT, Major Emergency Response Incident Team, responds to hazardous material incidents.


Verizon joins industry and public safety leaders in announcing its support for the Public Safety Technology Alliance (PSTA).

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Satellite Picocell on a Trailer (SPOT) deployed in Old Ellicott City following 2018 historic flooding.

Verizon is supporting Ellicott City. MD following historic flooding by offering bill relief, network equipment, and free charging.


Verizon’s text-to-donate campaign allows customers to support disaster relief efforts on Hawaii’s Big Island and Kauai.


Harris County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) is better equipped to serve the more than four million residents of Harris County, Texas, thanks to a new agreement with Verizon.

Verizon public safety private core

Verizon’s public safety private core will be generally available on March 29. Public safety customers get preemption and mobile broadband priority service at no additional charge.

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