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Sign info4 Petition Against Twitter Jail during SMEM Responses

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info4disasters is spearheading a campaign against the use of Twitter “Jail” during lifesaving emergency response.

Tags to exclude:

Hashtag Name Use/Purpose
#1stAid4 Urgent first aid information.
#firstaid Urgent and general first aid information.
#shelter Urgent shelter information.
#smem “Social Media for Emergency Management”
#vost “Virtual Operations Support Team”
#SBTF Standby Task Force
#ushahidi Crisis mapping platform deployed in emergencies
#redcross #ARC Red Cross response and activities
#IFRC International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent
#USGS US Geological Survey
#NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
#wx attached to severe weather threats and events
#info4 info4disasters.org