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Important Phone Numbers (Printable)

Posted in 'Organising' on October 15, 2015

Emergency Contact ListHave you ever considered how much of your life is in your mobile phone? When you need a contact phone number, you zip your phone out of your handbag and open your contact app.

But what happens if your partner needs to contact someone on your phone contacts app when you aren't there? Or your babysitter? Or when your phone goes flat and the power is out?

This is where having a central, old-school pen and paper version of your family's most important phone numbers stuck to your fridge or family organisation board is worth its weight in gold.

Emergency Contacts Printable

I have put together a detailed printable designed for Brisbane families. It has spaces for all of your regular essential contacts, as well as spaces for critical contacts relevant for Queenslanders including the SES, your friendly local snake catcher, and your gutter cleaner.

It also has spaces for you to record the key details of your insurance policies. We heard of many locals who went through the Brisbane floods and storms of recent years, who lost their insurance policies in the disaster. It caused them additional stress trying to track down who they were insured with and their policy details. By having all of these details in one central place, you will be able to access them quickly in case of emergency.

How To Use This Printable

There are a couple of ways that you can use this printable:

Take some time over the next week to review the list and fill in your details for your household. I suggest laminating your finished version to stop it curling over time.

Add It To Your Emergency Kit

Laminating your list also helps to make it durable. Just throw the completed printable into your emergency kit at the beginning of storm season/fire season and you are ready to go in case of emergency.

Finally, take a photo of your completed list and share the photo with the adults in your household to save onto their mobile phones. (Let's be honest - how many of your household will key in all the contacts you have in your phone?).




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