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Disaster Communication Tool Options: Get Digitally Prepared

Social media and mobile technologies are radically changing disaster communication. Twitter, Facebook, text messages and apps can be critical to getting the information you need during and after a disaster. Bob Bertsch will talk about the role new media plays in disaster communication and show you how to utilize social media and your mobile device to stay informed in an emergency. Bob was part of the team that developed 2 disaster apps for NDSU Extension Service.

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