Social Media Can Help Keep You and Your Family Safe

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Release date: 
June 10, 2011
Release Number: 
1969-068

SOCIAL MEDIA CAN HELP KEEP YOU AND YOUR FAMILY SAFE

RALEIGH, N.C. – Emergency managers can say a lot in 140 characters.

North Carolina Emergency Management and Federal Emergency Management Agency staffs use social media vehicles Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.  You can connect to receive the latest disaster recovery updates and information about how to prepare for the next time.

 
You can engage with emergency managers on the following social media sites:

· Twitter – www.twitter.com/ncemergency                                 

               twitter.com/fema

               http://mobile.twitter.com/fema (available on mobile devices)  

                                                   
          · FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate tweets at twitter.com/CraigatFEMA

    
          · The Ready Campaign, which helps Americans prepare for emergencies. It
            links to www.ready.gov and tweets at twitter.com/Readydotgov  

   
          · FEMA Region 4, which includes North Carolina, tweets at twitter.com/femaregion4


· Facebook – www.facebook.com/NCEmergencyManagement                    www.facebook.com/fema                                                                            

                   http://m.facebook.com/fema (accessible on mobile devices)            
  Users must “like” a specific agency’s Facebook page to receive updates.


· YouTube – www.youtube.com/ncemergency                 

                  www.youtube.com/fema         

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July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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