This is a follow-up to my recent article about Zello at http://bit.ly/2Ej5vlB. Perhaps your community needs a similar plan?
Largs, Fairlie and Skelmorlie can suffer gale force winds in the winter and the roads are often affected by flooding or heavy snow. A new project by the town’s community resilience team plans to improve communications with the public during adverse weather conditions, such as the recent Beast from the East storm which cut off certain areas of the town.
The new Zello app would run in the background of people’s mobiles. It provides communications amongst residents of the towns along with highway maintenance personnel and emergency responders.
Zello is free to download for iPhone and Android. Once installed, users can search and add the following channels: Largs Community Information, Largs Community Chat 1, Largs Community Chat 2.