October 11, 2017

Communication during a disaster

Communication during a disaster

By Betsy Ryan
Farmer Staff Writer

“Communication during a disaster is the biggest hurdle that anyone faces,” said McKenzie County Emergency Manager Karolin Jappe.
Jappe has personally been on the scene of many disasters and has still been  overwhelmed by the destruction many states are currently facing.
“I have always known that our county needed more ham radio operators,” said Jappe. “But, the events of recent weeks has shot the issue to the top of my priority list.”

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