Sandra Stosz

FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005 picture, a New Orleans resident is rescued from the rooftop of a home by a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew as floodwaters from Hurricane Katrina cover the streets. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Recent hurricanes have the Coast Guard rethinking social media’s role in rescue and response

The Coast Guard says agencies need a national protocol for using social media in rescue and response efforts for future weather disasters.

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