Hurricane Prep Gets Social

Anne Arundel County Emergency Management will Facebook LIVE to share hurricane readiness information and answer questions from public.

Social media has become a valuable way to share and receive emergency information and emergency response alerts. In Anne Arundel, County Emergency Management will be harnessing the resource offered by Facebook LIVE to share the latest weather update and answer questions in advance of Hurricane Florence’s landfall.

Anne Arundel County’s Emergency Manager will host a Facebook LIVE broadcast on Hurricane Florence.

From Anne Arundel County:

“Information is key as we work to protect the public with a dangerous storm approaching,” said County Executive Steve Schuh. “We want to take advantage of the days we have to get everyone ready for any significant event. Current forecasts are calling for potentially significant flooding, which could be coupled with power outages and closed roads. We are taking this storm very seriously.”

Broadcast information:

The county website also provides a Citizens’ Guide to Emergencies.