Monday, January 07, 2008

ICE campaign

"Knowing who to call can make all the difference"

We all carry our mobile phones with names and numbers stored in its memory but nobody, other than ourselves, knows which of these numbers belong to our closest family or friends.

If we were to be involved in an accident or were taken ill, the people attending us would have our mobile phone but wouldn't know who to call. Yes, there are hundreds of numbers stored but which one is the contact person in case of an emergency? Hence this "ICE" (In Case of Emergency) Campaign

The concept of "ICE" is catching on quickly. It is a method of contact during emergency situations. As cell phones are carried by the majority of the population, all you need to do is store the number of a contact person or persons who should be contacted during emergency under the name "ICE" ( In Case Of Emergency).

The idea was thought up by a paramedic who found that when he went to the scenes of accidents, there were always mobile phones with patients, but they didn't know which number to call. He therefore thought that it would be a good idea if there was a nationally recognized name for this purpose. In an emergency situation, Emergency Service personnel and hospital Staff would be able to quickly contact the right person by simply dialing the number you have stored as "ICE."

For more than one contact name simply enter ICE1, ICE2 and ICE3 etc. A great idea that will make a difference!

Let's spread the concept of ICE by storing an ICE number in our mobile phones today!!! !

Please forward this. It won't take too many "forwards" before everybody will know about this It really could save your life, or put a loved one's mind at rest .

(Source: e-mail)

If you support this idea, please create ICE number in your mobile phones and then post this on your blogs, digg this, e-mail this to all your friends or spread it in whatever manner you can think of.

Thank you.


Ancilla said...

it is a great idea...
do you know where i have to read for further information?

maybe it can be applied in indonesia...

Lynda Lehmann said...

Everyone should know about this. Thanks for posting it. I've already done it. :)

Lynda from Peripheral Vision

Jennifer said...

Hi Sam...

Yes, this is a fabulous idea!

I actually posted about this some time ago, (prior to anyone actually reading my blog... smile)!

I'm glad you are getting the word out!



J@n!ce said...

This is such a brilliant idea. I will do it next week. I've not actually heard of it over at my side or maybe just that I don't know.
Thanks for sharing :)

Marlene said...

An interesting idea, Sam. I would love to share this to others.

novz said...

great yet practical idea! i'll share this to others.

Sam Chan said...

Hi Ancilla,

You can find more information about ICE campaign from Hoax Slayer which state that this is a true campaign.

Also check out:

This is an old concept but not many people from this side of the world knows it.

Thanks for supporting this concept.

Sam Chan said...

Hi Lynda Lehmann,

Thanks for supporting this concept. You are right.. everybody should know this.


Sam Chan said...

Hi Jennifer,

Yup this is indeed a fabulous idea. I didn't know that you had this posted some time ago.

Thanks for the Hugs.
Blessings to you, my dear friend.

Sam Chan said...

Hi Janice,

I also have no idea about this till this week although it was a concept in 2005 if I am not mistaken. I believe many still have not heard about this concept. Your popular blog should be able to spread this concept to more people. Thank you for supporting this concept.

Blessings to you, Janice.

Sam Chan said...

Hi Marlene,

I am glad you are going to share this life saving concept to others. Thank you very much.

Blessings to you, Marlene.

Sam Chan said...

Hi Novz,

Thank you very much for supporting this concept. Your effort is much appreciated.

Best Wishes

Life Reflection said...

Hi Sam, interesting and very useful. Thanks for sharing.

wayfoward said...

Great idea just gave it a digg. care to return the digg favor?

Sam Chan said...

Hi Life Reflection,

I am glad you find this post interesting and useful. Many thanks for the support.

Sam Chan said...

Hi David Elton,

Thanks for the digg and support for this post. I will return you the favor after this.

Many Blessings to you.

Feel Happy said...

hello sam this idea is great i hope they can apply this here in my country it will save many lives for sure thanx for great post

i was so glad to see u still visiting my humble blog i appreciate your kind words too


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Family Man said...


This is great information. I was a medical technician on an ambulance for years, and it was always helpful to have more information on who to contact. thanks for your community service. I have updated my site and Build tomorrow, can now be found at Http://

I hope you will update your link when you have a moment. Happy New Year!

Titania Starlight said...

Hi Sam,
Would you believe I am a dying breed that does not have or wants a cell phone? This is a wonderful idea though. :o)

Take care.

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Sam Chan said...

Hi Lili,

You are welcome.
It is good to see you too.

Blessings to you, my dear friend.

Sam Chan said...

Hi Karoly Domonyi,

Thanks for your kind and motivating words. I am glad that you liked my blog. I will visit your site after this. Thanks for the invitation.

Best wishes.

Sam Chan said...

Hi Ian,

I will update your link after this.
Happy New Year to you too. BTW, I am very sorry for not able to respond earlier or visit your blog due to busy schedule.

Blessings to you, Ian.

Sam Chan said...

Hi Tawnya,

You are not alone. My best friend and brother-in-christ also don't carry a mobile phone.

I am glad you find the idea wonderful.

Blessings to you, Tawyna.

J@n!ce said...

Sam, I've posted it on my blog & put a link back to yours :)

Sam Chan said...

Thank you very much for the support. I bet more people will know about this concept from your popular site.

FYI, I am on my way down to KL for conference. Replying this message from public wifi area.

Blessings to you, Janice.

sintomas hemorroides said...

I will update your link after this.
Happy New Year to you too.