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In Case of Emergency!

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1. Posted by tallbird (Respected Member 269 posts) 11y

In light of the terrorist attacks in London an email is being sent round throughout the UK to help rescuers or people helping anyone injured to contact their next in kin.
I think this is a great idea and thought that people elsewhere in the world might benefit from it too:

Here it is (just copy and paste it and then send it to friends and family):

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>FW: In Case of Emergency
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>East Anglian Ambulance Service (UK) have launched a national "In case of
>Emergency ( ICE ) " campaign with the support of Falklands war hero
>Simon Weston and in association with Vodafone's annual life savers
>award. The idea is that you store the word " I C E " in your mobile
>phone address book, and against it enter the number of the person you
>would want to be contacted "In Case of Emergency".
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>In an emergency situation ambulance and hospital staff will then be able to quickly find out who your next of kin are and be able to contact them. It's so simple that everyone can do it. Please do. Please will you also forward this to everybody in your address book, it won't take too many 'forwards' before everybody will know about this.
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>For more than one contact name ICE1, ICE2, ICE3 etc

2. Posted by angela_ (Respected Member 1732 posts) 11y

There was a thread about this posted a little while ago http://travellerspoint.com/forum.cfm?thread=12939
But you can never stress a good idea too much, I guess.

3. Posted by tallbird (Respected Member 269 posts) 11y

Yeah, originally the email surfaced after the Falklands war but has now re-emerged because people are still missing loved ones after the bombings etc. Sorry if you've all seen it before!

4. Posted by Isadora (Travel Guru 13926 posts) 11y

The thread that Angela linked was posted in the Off Topic forum. Having it posted here, in General Talk, is probably more appropriate and will get more traffic to it. It's very good information!

5. Posted by summer910 (Respected Member 1342 posts) 11y

Quoting tallbird

Yeah, originally the email surfaced after the Falklands war but has now re-emerged because people are still missing loved ones after the bombings etc. Sorry if you've all seen it before!

No worries, I hadn't seen it, so thanks for the alert!