Be Tech Ready for Emergencies and Get Free Text Messages from FEMA
USA.gov sent this bulletin at 04/03/2013 06:40 AM EDT
According to The American Red Cross, the Internet - including online news sites and social media platforms - is the third most popular way for Americans to gather emergency information and let their loved ones know they are safe. Make sure you are tech ready during an emergency with these tips from FEMA.
You can also get text messages from FEMA sent to your phone. To sign up, text PREPARE to 43362 (4FEMA). You can unsubscribe at any time by texting STOP to 43362 (4FEMA). Text messaging and data rates apply to this service.
Learn more about using technology to prepare for disasters and emergencies.