Posted by: Public Affairs
Edited: April 30, 10 pm EDT
Related Blog Post: New Widget & Alabama/FEMA Facebook Page
Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with those affected by the severe storms and tornadoes that hit much of the southeastern U.S. As part of the team responding to the severe weather in the South, we continue to support communities and states as they assess the situation and provide life-saving and life-sustaining support.
Below is a list of online resources you can use and pass on to others who may have been affected. Included in this list are resources that are accessible via smartphones and other mobile devices. And if you’re looking for our latest updates, visit the Severe Storms / Tornadoes category on the blog.
If you’re on a desktop or laptop computer:
- Safe and Well – American Red Cross site to locate missing family/friends. You can also report that you are OK.
- Map of open shelters
- Your Local Weather Forecast
- Tornado and Severe Storm Safety Tips
- For those of you who wish to help, our Helping Others page is a good place to start. Keep in mind, in most disasters, cash is the most needed and most efficient way of helping those impacted by disaster.
- In Alabama – Follow the state Emergency Management Agency on Facebook on Twitter and find information on volunteering
- In Georgia – Follow the state Emergency Management Agency on Facebook and on Twitter
- In Mississippi – Follow the state Emergency Management Agency on Twitter and on Facebook and find more information on volunteering
If you only have access to a smartphone or mobile device:
- American Red Cross Safe and Well
- Your Local Weather Service Forecast
- FEMA Mobile Site With Safety Tips