6 Ways to Utilize Social Media Before a Disaster Strikes
- Published on August 9, 2012
- Written by Mike McClain, Senior Web Designer & Site Manager
Before an emergency or disaster strikes is the optimum time for emergency managers to engage their community in public education, community preparedness activities, training, exercises and advocacy. Traditionally these components are handled in very resource-heavy ways, including educational booths, printed materials, public talks and similar processes. While these types of programs are somewhat effective, they often take a tremendous amount of staff time; they cost money to generate; and they’re not necessarily environmentally friendly.
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