Be ready for a wildfire with Wildfire by the American Red Cross. Get notified about active wildfires, as well as fire weather warnings. Prepare your family, home and pets and let loved ones know you are safe, even if the power is out. A must have for anyone who lives in an area which is susceptible to wildfires, or has loved ones who do.
Be ready for an earthquake with Earthquake by American Red Cross. Get notified when an earthquake occurs, prepare your family and home, find help and let others know you are safe, even if the power is out. A must have for anyone who lives in an earthquake-prone area, or has loved ones who do.
Be ready for severe weather with Hurricane by American Red Cross. Monitor conditions in your area or throughout the storm track; prepare your family and home, find help and let others know you are safe. A must have for anyone who lives in an area where a hurricane may strike or has loved ones who do.
The FEMA App contains preparedness information for different types of disasters, an interactive checklist for emergency kits, a section to plan emergency meeting locations, information on how to stay safe and recover after a disaster, a map with FEMA Disaster Recovery Center locations (one-stop centers where disaster survivors can access key relief services) and shelters, general ways the public can get involved before and after a disaster, and the FEMA blog.
The Seismic application uses an RSS feed from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) which provides data on recent earthquakes around the world. It displays the location, date and magnitude of each earthquake, along with a color-coded graphic that indicates the severity of the earthquake.
Want to keep up with the latest severe weather? NOAA Now provides the latest information from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration including hurricanes and tropical storms in the Atlantic, Eastern Pacific and Central Pacific cyclone basins; mainland storms, including the latest tornado and severe thunderstorm alerts; satellite views of the United States, as well as the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. The content may be shared by email or social networks. All images are courtesy of NOAA.
The Weather Channel provides you with the most accurate and relevant weather information whenever, wherever and however you want it. With more than 200 meteorologists and our ultra-local TruPoint(sm) forecasting technology, we provide you with information needed to plan the best day possible.
BioAgent Facts gives you facts about pathogens which could cause serious disease resulting from a natural epidemic or use as a biological weapon. This new app is offered by the Center for Biosecurity of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) for those interested in learning more about these important diseases and the threat of bioterrorism.
ICE Standard, the Emergency Standard Card App, can help save your life. Ambulances take patients to the ER more than 16 million times each year in the U.S. ICE Standard helps first-time responders and emergency room personnel locate a person’s updated medical information, emergency/medical contacts, medical insurance information, blood type, name, address and a photo verification of the individual. This application has been developed by the About the Kids foundation, a nonprofit organization, with input from EMTs, police officers, firefighters and emergency room personnel.
PFA Mobile was designed to assist responders who provide psychological first aid (PFA) to adults, families and children as part of an organized response effort. This app provides responders with summaries of PFA fundamentals, PFA interventions matched to specific concerns and needs of survivors, mentor tips for applying PFA in the field, a self-assessment tool for readiness to conduct PFA and a survivors' needs form for simplified data collection and easy referral. PFA Mobile was created by VA's National Center for PTSD in partnership with the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) and DoD's National Center for Telehealth & Technology.
The CDC application has been designed as a way for users to access health information at their fingertips. It features important health articles, disease of the week, popular journals, timely updates and access to social media to coincide with important health concerns and events throughout the year. It gives an increasingly mobile public 24/7 access to important and timely health information which people may use to protect their lives and loved ones.