The Region 6 office of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) invites folks who live in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas to follow it on Twitter in order to receive the most up-to-date information before, during and after disasters.

One of the quickest ways to stay current on regional initiatives, mitigation topics, preparedness messages and disaster recovery operations is to simply become a follower of FEMA Region 6 on Twitter at

Already boasting more than 7,200 Twitter followers, FEMA’s Denton, Texas-based regional office is a significant user of social media and is actively engaged in reaching out to its followers through this innovative platform.

You can become a FEMA Region 6 Twitter follower in just four easy steps:

1. You will need a Twitter account. If you don’t have one yet, follow the instructions on to create one.

2. Once you have your Twitter account, sign in and then type “femaregion6” in the search box.

3. At femaregion6, click on the “Follow” box

4. Receive important tweets from FEMA Region 6 and feel free to re-tweet these messages to your followers when you can.

“Twitter is one of the best ways for FEMA Region 6 to reach our stakeholders,” said R6 Administrator Tony Robinson. “We encourage everyone to take a minute to visit the Twitter website and make the choice to follow us.”