USA National emergency agencies using social media

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Twitter Alerts

Twitter Alert Example

Twitter Alerts are Tweets published by select public agencies and emergency organizations during a crisis or emergency that contain up-to-date information relevant to an unfolding event, such as public safety warnings and evacuation instructions. Alerts will appear highlighted on your home timeline and are instantly sent to your device as a mobile notification.

  • You need to sign up for Twitter Alerts with each agency you wish to receive Alerts from.

List of participating organisations

  • To see which agencies offer Twitter alerts please visit this global list [1]


Emergency Services/Agencies

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)


FEMA Citizen Corps

US Fire

National Weather Service (NWS)

Center for Disease Control

National Hurricane Center

NGOs, Volunteering Agencies and Groups

American Red Cross

Salvation Army

Humanity Road

Virtual Operations Support Team (VOST)

Personal tools