Earthquake by American Red Cross
By American Red Cross
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**One of "9 Apps to Fast-Track Your New Year's Resolutions" - Mashable**
**“Those who live their life on the fault lines should pick this app up immediately.” – Appolicious**
**“The number one app to download to help you survive an earthquake.” – IT World**
**A “MUST-HAVE” app that “…basically turns your mobile device into an all-in-one post-quake tool, info center, and instruction guide.” – TremblingEarth**
Be ready for earthquakes & tsunamis with Earthquake by American Red Cross. Get notifications and alerts when earthquakes or a tsunami 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.
•Step-by-step instructions let you know what to do even before/during/after earthquakes or tsunamis, even if no data or internet connectivity.
•Get notifications and alerts when a quake occurs and tsunami warnings in your area or those of loved-ones with push alerts from the USGS, including magnitude & Shake Zone maps when available telling you if it was just a tremor or greater.
•Let family and friends know you are okay after a quake or tsunami with the customizable “I’m Safe” alert for Facebook, Twitter, email and text.
•Find open Red Cross shelters in your area when you need help.
•Stay safe when the lights are out with the Toolkit, including a strobe light, flashlight and audible alert functions.
•Prepare for the worst by learning how to assemble an emergency kit for your family in the event of power outage or evacuation.
•Empower your family to stay safe and remain calm in an emergency by learning how to make and practice an emergency plan.
•Earn badges that you can share via Facebook and Twitter with your friends and show off your earthquake knowledge with interactive quizzes.
•See an illustrated history of earthquakes in your area and maps with recent quakes throughout the world
•Know what to do about food and drinking water when your area has been impacted by floods and power outages.
What's New in Version 1.2
New 'Make a Plan' wizard
Great app & Best Looking
I just moved to california, when it occured to me i had no idea what to do if an earthquake happened. This is the best resource i have found whether online or in the appstore. thank you guys very much for creating it. My only issue is that sometimes upon app launch the app tells me i have no internet connection, and i have to close the app entirely and relaunch. perhaps adding a second delay before checking internet connectivity would solve the issue?
Nice app learn a lot.
There's only one thing I wish you would add to this app. I know you have history. If there already is I can't find it but this app needs a button that says map. What it would do is open the world map and it would have dots showing all the earthquakes that's ever happened around the world. From their you could click it and possibly link it to a site or something where you can view pics and news story's from that area of the time it happened. You could do this for the tornado app and the others also.
Good app, but disappointed.
The preparedness info is great. The alerts are useful. This makes the app worthwhile. Unfortunately, I asked my son, who is away at college, to put this app on his phone so we could both use the "I'm safe" feature. Red Cross does not make this app for windows phones, so he cannot use it. That was a true disappointment. Also, the global data is wrong or not up to date. It didn't include the earthquake we just had in our area. This is not a huge deal since it gave me an alert of our local info, but it would be nice to have this working. It makes me wonder what else isn't functioning.
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- Category: Weather
- Updated: Dec 18, 2012
- Version: 1.2
- Size: 19.6 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: American Red Cross
- Copyright © 2012 American Red Cross
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.