USPS: Keeping your tech emergency-ready

To help mark National Preparedness Month in September, the Postal Service wants employees to keep their technology updated in case of an emergency. Mobile phones, computers and tablets can be lifesavers in disaster strikes, but only if they are reliable and work properly. Poor battery life and outdated operating systems can render mobile phones and…

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USPS and Emergency Response: A History of Delivering for the American Public

September 10, 2020 (RISC-WP-20-006) As a vital part of the nation’s emergency response structure, the Postal Service ensures that mail operations — a lifeline for impacted communities needing access to medications and essential items — are restored after an emergency or natural disaster. The Postal Service, and the Post Office Department before it, have supported…

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USPS: September is National Preparedness Month

The key to recovery is speed. The key to speed is preparedness. September is National Preparedness Month, a time to learn how to prepare and be ready for disasters and other emergencies. This year’s theme is “Prepared, Not Scared. Be Ready for Disasters.” Throughout the month, the Postal Service will offer reminders and tips to…

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