The Motorola Talkabout MR350, with its range of up to 35 miles (in line of sight distances) and a bundle of great features, is a great communication tool for emergency situations. Lightweight and rugged, with extra large buttons to help you operate even with gloves. Includes an emergency alert feature, to inform others of any dangers. Also features a built-in LED flashlight for peace of mind. Weather alerts will provide your group with warnings of incoming storms or dangerous conditions. This radio also features the VibraCall silent vibrating ringer, which is useful for locations where ringing can be intrusive or would bring unwanted attention.