Social media now part of disaster responses

The advent of Facebook, Twitter and other forms of social media have established a role in everyday communications and are being used by church groups during disasters. The role of social media during such events was a topic at the annual Fayette County Faith-based Disaster Network Conference held Feb. 8 at New Hope Baptist Church.

The presentation on the use of social media by faith-based organizations during times of disaster was made by Ga. Dept of Public Health District 4 Risk Communicator Hayla Folden and Monroe County EMA Director Matt Perry.

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via The Citizen

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