The Neighbor Radio project is setup and expanding for urgent, non-urgent, social, emergency, chat or watch communications in neighborhoods.
Inexpensive UHF two-way radios, distributed free to participants, operate over the neighborhood group area utilizing Neighbor Radio site UHF GMRS repeaters.
http://neighborradio.org--- Order Free Radios
Neighbor Radio site repeaters operate electric-grid-independent during power outage. See “Preparedness” at web.
said, "when local cell phone communications is absolutely most needed,
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No information required. This is a free public service. Nothing to buy. Neighbor Radio does not sell anything.
See, post, promote Neighbor Radio at your Nextdoor.com web site.