Are you ‘Tech Ready’ for a disaster?
In our increasingly technologically reliant society, people are finding new ways to communicate during and after a disaster. For example, during the Japanese crisis and East Coast earthquake people went […]
How Americans use Social Tools in Disasters: Infographic
According to two new surveys conducted by the American Red Cross, Americans are relying more and more on social media, mobile technology and online news outlets to learn about ongoing […]
SOS! Very Emergency (App)!
In honor of our brand spankin’ new ‘S.O.S by the American Red Cross’ free app for Android phones, I give you…The Promise Ring. And now for the technical details: Once […]
Staying Alert To Wacky Weather
Last week, Portland was experiencing some typically strange weather. For several days in a row, we’d have 5 minutes of pouring rain, 5 minutes of giant hail and then — […]