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.
You mentioned the Richter Scale in one of your tweets or blog posts. It’s a little bit of a technicality because the media still uses it but the Richter Scale isn’t used to measure earthquakes anymore. Now they use the “moment magnitude scale”.
After yesterday’s earthquake activity on the west coast, we want to give you some resources that can help you stay informed during emergency events such as earthquakes:
Earthquakes are shaking California today – the strongest in Baja measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale. Early reports indicate there aren’t substantial injuries or damages. Here’s our quick reference guide …
Flooding in the northeast, and tips from North Dakota residents on flood preparedness.
If you’re like me you may have wondered, “How would I handle something like this?” We’ve pulled together a bunch of sites that can help you be prepared for the smartest possible reaction to an event like this.
We’ve recently received a bunch of comments on Facebook, via email, and here from people concerned that we’re paying too much attention to Haiti and not enough to domestic preparedness and relief.
Happy International World Water Day! According to the official World Water Day website, International World Water Day is held annually on 22 March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.
Best CAPTCHA ever. Found by the oh so social team from our Oregon Trail Chapter. Find out how to prepare for a volcano (you never know).
Reminder: You can follow local Red Cross Twitter accounts or Red Cross workers.