The Connecticut Emergency Preparedness Mobile Application will allow Connecticut residents to access emergency information and alerts on the go in the event of an emergency. Connecticut residents would be able to create interactive emergency kits, customize family communication plans, and view preparation guides on what to do in an emergency all from their mobile device.
The Emergency Preparedness Mobile Application will integrate with a phone’s text messaging, email, and social networking, allowing residents to inform family members when they are safe. Real-time notifications can be sent directly to the device providing up-to-the-minute information for residents. Links to Emergency needs such as shelters, food, and assistance will be at hand.
The application will allow users to:
• Create interactive checklists Prepare a family plan
• Notify emergency personnel
• View preparation guides for different emergencies
• Sign up for alerts
• Contact family members
• View emergency news and events
• Locate emergency services
• View weather
-Updated contact permissions for iOS 10.
-Added drought conditions to events.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.