Congress Funding Social Media in FEMA..

Kim Stephens, a social media blogger, posted this Social Media in House DHS Appropriations Bill for 2013

The blog post provides some interesting information on how Congress is pushing and funding FEMA to do more with social media. It makes me wonder if FEMA staff worked with congressional committees to get the language inserted in the funding legislation for the organization. FEMA is “full on” in pursuing social media and integrating it into their response and recovery processes. I’d like to see social media used more on the disaster preparedness side with public education campaigns using social media.

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