04/20/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Want Updates On Haiti? There's An App For That

The Red Cross is making it easy to stay informed about the situation in Haiti and to find new ways to help with free applications for iPhone, Blackberry, Android and Windows Mobile cell phone platforms.

Downloading the new apps allows users to stay updated on how the American Red Cross is helping in Haiti through a real-time newsfeed, and by connecting to popular American Red Cross social media channels such as Facebook and Twitter. Users can also help support the relief and recovery efforts by donating via text, phone or Web.

The updates promise to provide the latest recovery developments, photo essays, first-hand accounts descriptions of what red cross societies around the world are doing to help the people of Haiti.

Read more or download one that fits your mobile platform at