MEMA Explains How To Get Weather Emergency Alerts On Your Phone

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) encourages all residents of the Commonwealth to use their cellphones to receive emergency alerts and warnings about imminent severe weather and other threatening situations. 668 more words


Parachute lets organizations receive live-streamed emergency incidents recorded with your iPhone — TechCrunch

While there are a number of mobile apps that serve as a panic button of sorts – alerting friends or family when you feel you’re in danger – last year’s TechCrunch Disrupt NY hackathon winner Witness resonated with the event’s audience because it also promised a way to discreetly record incidents of civil disobedience and…

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Residents, visitors advised to be aware of changing river levels

Due to recent rains, the American River is running three feet higher than normal, with cold and swift waters, which may present hazards to those near, or on, the water. 360 more words


Rising water levels in Peace River prompt emergency alert

EDMONTON – The recent wave of warm weather in northern Alberta has generated concerns over potential flooding. Because of the warm-up, the ice cover on the Peace River has collapsed several times in the past few days. 295 more words