Article about a 17 year old in Massachusets who started a Facebook page after a tornado hit her town and completely changed how the town responded to the recovery
A bit late, but this writer suggested tracking Twitter hashtags during the Superbowl to see how quickly information would move during a crisis event.
I read this post on Spirituality in Preparedness on this EM blog and have found myself thinking about it quite a lot over the past couple of days. While attending mass with them yesterday, I found myself wondering if the church had a disaster plan–or how many of the congregation had emergency kits. The author also tells the background of the Maltese Cross, a crest seen on most firefighters.
This would be a great bulletin board idea.
One of my coworkers has been printing these out, because almost every one of them is true: You Know You’re An RA When…
I love this PDF guide to turning your RA skills into resume-friendly skills. “Stayed up until 4am breaking up a fight between two drunk girls and a parrot” gets turned into: “Maintained flexible hours while using conflict resolution and crisis management skills to mediate tense situations.”