The latest from the path of Hurricane Laura with our Verizon Response team.

By: Jeremy Godwin

An update from Louisiana on efforts to keep customers connected during and after this major hurricane.

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Hurricane Laura has now made landfall along the coast of Texas and Louisiana and will continue to churn along and move northeast across the states – impacting millions of people along the way. We’re offering unlimited call/text/data to those in the path of the storm and we’ll continue to update our list of impacted communities.

Trent Griggs, part of our Verizon Response Team in the Baton Rouge area, spoke with Jeremy about what is being done to ensure first responders and government agencies have what they need to keep communities connected. Once the storm clears, Trent said our teams will be on the ground to support folks with whatever communication needs they have.

Many V Teamers will likely be impacted by this massive storm. VtoV, our employee relief fund, is there to help. This fund will be available to V Teamers affected not only by this storm but also by the wildfires out West, so please give today.

You can get the latest info on our Emergency Resource Center and follow us on social as well.

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About the author:

Jeremy Godwin is a member of the Verizon Corporate Communications team and a regular host of Up to Speed. He's the team's resident tech geek and media junkie.

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