FEMA's Twitter Followers Can Get Hurricane Isaac Recovery Updates

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Release date: 
September 9, 2012
Release Number: 
DR-4080-025

BATON ROUGE, La. — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) offers Louisianians a quick way to stay up to date on Hurricane Isaac disaster recovery operations: Become a follower of FEMA Region 6 on Twitter at www.twitter.com/femaregion6.

Already boasting more than 4,600 Twitter followers, FEMA's Denton, Texas-based regional office supports Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. With disaster recovery operations under way in Louisiana and an active Atlantic hurricane season in progress, FEMA is striving to reach more Louisianians via Twitter.

"FEMA Region 6 on Twitter delivers breaking news about its work in Louisiana and other active federal disaster areas in the South. Followers will also be first to know about preparedness and safety practices, hazard alerts and other crucial information," said FEMA’s Federal Coordinating Officer Mike Hall.

You can become a FEMA Region 6 Twitter follower in just four easy steps:

  1. You will need a Twitter account. If you don't have one yet, follow the instructions on Twitter.com to create one.
  2. Once you have your Twitter account, sign in and in the search box, type in "femaregion6."
  3. At femaregion6, click on the "Follow" box.
  4. Receive daily tweets and re-tweet to your followers when you can.

For more information on Louisiana disaster recovery, click www.fema.gov/disaster/4080 or www.gohsep.la.gov. You can follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/femaregion6 or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FEMA. Also visit our blog at www.fema.gov/blog.

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November 7, 2012 - 13:58
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