Tag Archives: American Red Cross

American Red Cross Shelter View App

http://bit.ly/hj9tt6 BE PREPARED Offered by the American Red Cross, the application maps locations and shelter details across the United States. Zoom in to the local area. View shelter details: the agency managing the shelter, capacity of the shelter and current … Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness Resources

  Healthy People 2020: Preparedness http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topicsobjectives2020/overview.aspx?topicid=34 “Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for promoting health and preventing disease. One of the new topic areas of the recently-announced Healthy People 2020 is preparedness, with a goal of improving the Nation’s … Continue reading

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Web Users Increasingly Rely on Social Media to Seek Help in a Disaster

The following appeared as a press release — [Red Cross Press Release – DISASTR-OUTREACH-LIB] http://bit.ly/crvkrR A new American Red Cross survey shows many web users would turn to social media to seek help for themselves or others during emergencies—and they … Continue reading

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