Check out this infographic illustrating how you use social media in emergencies
Win a Trip to Barcelona
Questions about what we’re looking for? Please join our own Seth Spiro and MOFILM on Twitter tomorrow for a Q&A session at 10:30am EST.
What We’re Reading
Spaghetti, Dick van Dyke, Foodie survival kits, cake wrecks, and a young conductor in today’s edition of What We’re Reading.
Social Tools in Emergency Situations
A selection of recent stories detailing how people are using social and mobile tools in emergencies. Have you seen other examples?
Hurricane Earl Advisory
Latest NOAA Advisory for Hurricane Earl, social web resources
Radio: Service to Armed Forces explained
Service to Armed Forces explained.
What We’re Reading: TS Alex Edition
Tracking Tropical Storm Alex
Emergency Social Media Tools
A menu of social media tools for you to use/bookmark during hurricane season (and always) by FEMA, NOAA, and the Red Cross.
Caught on Video: Hail
This hail storm in Oklahoma City gets truly wild at the one minute mark. While you see proof of nature’s power, we humbly offer you our tips for dealing with thunderstorms:
Happy 5th Birthday YouTube
YouTube is celebrating their 5th birthday today. For us at the American Red Cross the site has served as a quick and effective way for us to speak with you in times of emergency, to teach you CPR, to make you laugh (hopefully), to ask you to volunteer, to inspire you to give blood, and to explain our service to armed forces program.