Hurricane Maria: An update on members of our BSA family in Puerto Rico | Scouting Magazine

September 28, 2017 Bryan Wendell Members of the Boy Scouts of America living in Puerto Rico — including nearly 11,000 members across 300 Scout units — have been severely impacted by Hurricane Maria, which devastated the island as a Category 4 hurricane on Sept. 20. The damaged Guajataca Dam, at risk of failing completely, is next to the …

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 …

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, …