When disaster strikes, if you have family or friends anywhere near the disaster zone, your immediate impulse is to reach out and make sure they are okay. However, this is not always easy as cell lines jam and land lines may not be working. What, then is the best way to reach out to loved ones during catastrophic events? And if you are impacted by these events, how do you reach out to your loved ones? Here are some important tips on getting in touch with loved ones during a disaster in this Wired Magazine piece: http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2013/04/loved-ones-contact-during-disaster. If you have other tips, please feel free to post them here.