Be Prepared For Emergencies | Scouts Volunteers Helping their Communities | #GlobalScouts | International Volunteers Day

#ScoutVolunteers train #Scouts to #BePreparedForEmergencies #OutdoorsLearning for real emergencies. ==> #Repost @worldscouting ・・・ When natural disaster struck be it in Mexico, Sri Lanka, Haiti, Ecuador, or the Philippines and humanitarian response was needed, #Scouts were among the #VolunteersActFirst to help the community. Scouts from BSA Troop 182 in Jacksonville, Florida collected donations for Hurricane Maria's … Continue reading Be Prepared For Emergencies | Scouts Volunteers Helping their Communities | #GlobalScouts | International Volunteers Day

Four Weeks Later (Irma & the Keys) | Rusty Gardner | Florida By Water

Many of you have asked about the Keys and how they are doing after Hurricane Irma. It has now been a little over four weeks since the storm made landfall at Cudjoe Key. On October 2nd, the Florida Keys and Key West officially reopened their doors to tourists. This past weekend, we took a look … Continue reading Four Weeks Later (Irma & the Keys) | Rusty Gardner | Florida By Water

Seven graphics that sum up Puerto Rico disaster | BBC News

Many people have been asking about what is happening in the island. This British report summarizes the current situation with pragmatic figures. #PuertoRicoStrong via Seven graphics that sum up Puerto Rico disaster - BBC News

Mobile Devices and Social Media: Instant News and Knowledge | Dr. Jose G. Lepervanche | #CitizenReporters

#CitizensReporters have been using #MobileDevices and #SocialMedia to share instant news, videos, texts, and pictures during times of crisis. We have seen political demonstrations, elections, events, disasters, and many more cases. We have in our hands a powerful computer, communicator, and camera to share and connect with family and friends. We also use these technologies … Continue reading Mobile Devices and Social Media: Instant News and Knowledge | Dr. Jose G. Lepervanche | #CitizenReporters

Disconnected by Disaster—Photos From a Battered Puerto Rico | Alan Taylor | The Atlantic

Watch the outdoors in #PuertoRico after #HurricaneMaria #DisasterRecovery lessons. #Connected to learn about it. Disconnected by Disaster—Photos From a Battered Puerto Rico | Alan Taylor | The Atlantic #CrossSharing https://www.facebook.com/outdoorsuniversity/posts/1403264526459693

Jacksonville went back to normal after Hurricane Irma.

Jacksonville went back to normal after Hurricane Irma. We observed cargo ships, fishing boats, and sport boats using St Johns River to connect the city to the sea.  Lessons after the storm. Recovering is a task of all our community and visitors. One week after Hurricane Irma crossed Florida from the Keys to Jacksonville, Florida, … Continue reading Jacksonville went back to normal after Hurricane Irma.