Here are Twitter accounts to follow re: disaster preparedness or response with regard to how computers, smart phones and other networked tech is used during such - and if you have your own suggestions, please add them:
@ITDRC America's premier team of volunteer technology professionals - Connecting Communities in Crisis™.
@info4disasters Info4Disasters is a collective of online virtual responders & “boots-on-the-ground” humanitarian workers with a global team residing in fifteen (15) different nations. Info4disasters is a collective, made up of individuals and groups in place around the world, whose mission is to connect international and local relief agencies and real-time information to the people and places in a disaster situation, whether as a responder or a victim. We are dedicated to gathering, organizing, and providing public access to life-saving information and resources.
@DisasterTechLab providing rapid response communication systems in disaster hit areas. Based in Ireland but working globally. We love WiFi!
@LINKS_EUProject aims to strengthen links between technologies and society for improved European disaster resilience.
@DCC_Center Enhancing preparedness, communication, recovery, and resilience in children, families, and communities affected by disasters and community crises
@DisastersUpdate Disasters reporting and comment, Tweeting reporting and comment on disasters and DRR
@funds4disaster DisasterPhilanthropy, The Center for Disaster Philanthropy is the when, where, and how of informed disaster giving.
@hurrtrackerapp Hurricane Tracker App, named the best tracking app by CNN
@CDCemergency CDC's Center for Preparedness and Response (CPR). We tweet ways to #PrepYourHealth about public health preparedness, & during emergency responses.
@CDACN - CDAC Network is a global communication alliance working with people in disaster situations to ensure right to information, connectivity and stake in aid decisions. They use the #Commisaid tag.
@columbia_ncdp. NCDP: The National Center for Disaster Preparedness, The Earth Institute, Columbia University. Research | Policy | Practice.
@NCDMPH. The Nation's academic center of excellence for education, and educational research in disaster medicine and public health preparedness.
@AHEPP1. Association of Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Professionals (AHEPP) is dedicated to advancing disaster preparedness and response in healthcare settings.
@NWSNHC. Official Twitter account for the National Weather Service's National Hurricane Center.
@remstacenter. REMS TA Center. Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS) Technical Assistance (TA) Center, administered by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Supportive Schools. Provides news & updates on free trainings and resources for IHE + school emergency management & safety.