Disaster Alert (Pacific Disaster Center's World Disaster Alerts)
By Pacific Disaster Center
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Disaster Alert (by Pacific Disaster Center) is a free download providing mobile access to multi-hazard monitoring of and early warning for “Active Hazards” around the globe. Additional information and reports about hazards can be viewed and shared.
“Active Hazards” are compiled from verified and authoritative sources, and are part of a collection of recent incidents that have been designated as “potentially hazardous to people, property, or assets” by Pacific Disaster Center via the DisasterAWARE™ application.
Global events: Hurricane/Tropical Cyclone, Drought, Earthquake, Tsunami, Volcano.
Major events: Floods, Marine, Storms, Manmade, Wildfires.
Hawaii Only: National Weather Service High Surf, High Wind, Flood.
Other hazards will be added over time.
Application features include:
√ View Active Hazards on an interactive map or in the Alert list
√ Push notifications option
√ Choose background map
√ Overlay additional maps such as population density, global clouds, etc.
√ Get "more info" (and situational reports) for most Active Hazards
√ Receive automatic updates every five minutes
√ NEW* (v3.0+) Subscription option for limiting notifications based on location and severity
Compatible with iPhone, iPad, iTouch (iOS 6.1+)
What's New in Version 3.20
- New iOS 7 styled user interface
- Improved formatting of Area Briefs
- Various bug fixes
- Simplified sharing notification subscriptions between devices.