Colorado Flood: Over 1,000 Unaccounted For, Families Use Social Media In Search
As the rain continues in Colorado, making epic flooding even more epic, family members are using social media to search for loved ones missing or unaccounted for.
There are reportedly hundreds of people unaccounted for as a result of the #BoulderFlood. This has prompted those concerned about friends or family to use social media to aid in their searches. Here are some of the ways searches are being aided:
How do you report someone unaccounted for? Looking for a dear friend that may be a Jamestown evacuee. #BoulderFlood
Lisa Gerstner Boston (@LisaGerstner) September 15, 2013
@LisaGerstner Check out if they checked in Safe and Well safeandwell.communityos.org/cms/index.php #boulderflood
Robert Dunne (@Academy911) September 15, 2013
@unaccountedboulder “Boulder emergency officials asks that any unaccounted for residents be reported to 303-413-7730.” #boulderflood
Pawel Osiczko (@posiczko) September 15, 2013
Twitchy will keep you updated on the latest information about the #BoulderFlood.
Here are more Tweets from the Colorado flooding. Now, the number of unaccounted for is over 1,000.
— Steve Mahoney (@SteveMahoney_) September 16, 2013
— Kelly Sommariva (@KellySommariva) September 15, 2013
— John Newton (@jsnewtonian) September 15, 2013
— Daily Camera (@dailycamera) September 15, 2013
Here’s a Tweet from Ann Wagner letting us know how we can help.
— Ann Wagner (@RepAnnWagner) September 15, 2013