209Jul 9, 2013
Social Media and Emergency Management
Federal, state, and private emergency responders testified about efforts to adapt social media tools like Facebook and Twitter for response to natural and man-made disasters. Among the topics ...
4,082May 5, 2011
Social Media and Disaster Communications
Witnesses testified on the use of social media such as Twitter, Facebook, and Google by federal, state and local agencies in disaster response. Among the topics they addressed were lessons ...
1,015Aug 12, 2010
Social Data and Emergency Communications
The American Red Cross hosted a day-long conference on the use of the Internet and social media in emergency communications. Participants talked about the need for better communication and ...
118Jan 24, 2010
Haitian Relief Efforts
Suzy DeFrancis of the Red Cross talked about relief efforts for Haiti earthquake victims and how donations to the Red Cross are collected, distributed, and tracked. The American Red Cross has ...