Mobile communications improve disaster relief – Reviewed.com

Natural disasters are on the rise. Reported incidents have more than doubled since 1980, and in 2010 alone, the combined impact of earthquakes, hurricanes, floods and other calamities forced 42 million people to flee their homes. Thankfully, advances in mobile…

Twitter alert system for emergencies, disasters

Gerry Shih Reuters2:11 p.m. CDT, September 25, 2013 Twitter Alert System for emergencies and disasters SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Twitter, which is preparing for its initial public offering, said on Wednesday it will help users receive special alerts from government…