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What We’re Reading

Have you found any links on your internet travels that might affect the Red Cross? Share them in the comments.

As seen in the Washington Post yesterday. Our New York chapter is providing cots at JFK airport for people stranded by the volcano ash.

Facebook, Twitter becoming popular tools in disasters [The Hill]
Our own Joe Becker explains how social media has changed the way we do business. “These are the normal systems that people have, and I think a lot of the social media tie-ins are changing how we do business,” he said.

It was a race to save him [Boston Globe]
CPR saved a runner in the Boston Marathon yesterday. “It was so surreal how we can be at the right place at the right time with the right equipment,’’ said Jimenez. Are you trained?

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