An emergency communications network is designed to provide reliable communications during an emergency.
The term may refer to a military network, such as:
- Ground Wave Emergency Network
- Minimum Essential Emergency Communications Network
Emergency communication networks may also be used for notifying the public of emergencies requiring action.
- NOAA Weather Radio
- Emergency Alert System
- Emergency Public Warning System
- National Severe Weather Warning Service
It also may refer to a network established by civil authorities, with or without volunteer help:
- Emergency communications center
- Amateur radio emergency communications
- Emergency communication system