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Situational Awareness for Free

ubAlert

Near-real-time disaster reporting and alerting capabilities, for people on the go. PLEASE NOTE: ubAlert app is free to download. Premium service for push notifications is available at a cost of $0.99 per month (or local currency equivalent) via In App Purchase, and is charged to your iTunes Account. Subscription renews automatically each month unless auto-renew is turned off within the app settings. No cancellation of ...more »

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NIMS ICS

Now available for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, this interactive application allows you to customize contact information for each incident for rapid on-scene communication, and provides detailed dynamic checklists that ensure that no detail is missed. The content is all-hazards, non-jurisdictional and discipline-specific, and includes responsibilities and rules for applying the Incident Command System (ICS). In addition ...more »

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FEMA

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 ...more »

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Response Ops for Free

WISER (Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders)

WISER (Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders) is a mobile application designed to assist first responders in hazardous material incidents. First responders in general, and HAZMAT units in particular, must make many decisions quickly in handling hazardous-materials incidents. They need accurate information about the hazardous substances, the emergency resources available, and the surrounding environmental ...more »

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Situational Awareness for Free

American Red Cross: Shelter View

BE PREPARED When disaster strikes know when and where shelters have been opened to provide assistance. MAP VIEW Offered by the American Red Cross, the application maps locations and shelter details across the United States. Zoom in to the local area. View shelter details: the agency managing the shelter, capacity of the shelter and current population, the associated disaster event and the specific shelter address and ...more »

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Situational Awareness for Free

Accuweather

AccuWeather have recently released a iPhone version of their weather forecast service available to iPhone users.

AccuWeather for iPhone provides hourly weather details, radar or satellite maps available for every ZIP code and three million international locations, severe weather alerts for all U.S. locations

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Situational Awareness for Free

Disaster Alert (Pacific Disaster Center's World Disaster Alerts)

Disaster Alert (by Pacific Disaster Center) provides a listing and an interactive map of Active Hazards occurring around the globe. Additional hazard information can be viewed and shared. The term "Active Hazards" refers to a collection of current and real-time incidents (compiled from authoritative sources) which have been designated "potentially hazardous to people, property, or assets" by the PDC DisasterAWARE™ application. ...more »

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Response Ops to Buy

First Responder Support Tools (FiRST)

FiRST provides First Responders and Emergency Managers easy access to map-based improvised explosive device (IED) standoff distances and HAZMAT spill evacuation areas. The IED standoff data is based on criteria set by the DHS Office for Bombing Prevention and FEMA 426, Reference Manual to Mitigate Potential Terrorist Attacks Against Buildings. Hazmat evacuation and reference data is based on the 2008 Emergency Response ...more »

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Situational Awareness to Buy

ELERTS

“Stuff happens” Hurricanes, floods, tornados, earthquakes, shooter on campus, hockey riots and more. We live in wildly unpredictable times. When stuff happens near you, having the best information can help you get out of harm’s way. ELERTS allows people on the street to make a difference by sharing what they see during an emergency. By using smartphones with cameras, GPS and mapping, average citizens can become Citizen ...more »

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POM Alert

Stay informed of important public alerts and information in your area and be instantly notified as these events happen. POM (Peace of Mind) Alert is based on our patent-pending alert system which is intended to keep your family safe with location-based alerts and real-time notification of these alerts. This application was designed to be easy to use and take full advantage of advanced push notification and GPS capabilities ...more »

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Situational Awareness for Free

FloodWatch

FloodWatch allows users to monitor rivers and streams throughout the United States.

By leveraging data from the US Geological Survey and National Weather Service, FloodWatch presents the most recent and historical river heights, precipitation totals, and flood stage data. Graphs are available to help you visualize the rise and fall of the river.

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General Category for Free

SwipedOn - Access Management App

SwipedOn is a simple iPad app built to solve one problem. In an emergency, would you know who is at your workplace? Employees, visitors and contractors register on/off the iPad. In the event of an emergency, the iPad is picked up and everybody is checked off on the iPad (or direct printed list). It is currently used in offices, factories, construction/engineering sites, boarding schools and even superyachts ...more »

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HAZMAT Evac

App to assist with initial evacuation following a hazmat incident. Based on Emergency Response Guide. User inputs chemical, size of release (small or large), time (day or night). App uses GPS (or user input) for location and NWS data (or user input) for wind direction. App maps the isolation and protection zones based on ERG.

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Earthquake Buddy

The first and revolutionary new app designed to save 1000s of lives in an earthquake. This is not a quake-chasing app! Earthquake Buddy is much more! This app will pin-point your location as soon as a 5.5+ earthquake strikes, and send an instant, geo-tagged mapped email to 4 chosen friends. If you live in a quake zone or have friends or family travelling through quake areas, Earthquake Buddy is a must-buy app. Using high-tech ...more »

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Situational Awareness to Buy

RadarScope

RadarScope is a specialized display utility for weather enthusiasts and meteorologists that allows you view NEXRAD Level 3 radar data along with our most requested new feature, Tornado, Severe Thunderstorm, and Flash Flood Warnings issued by the National Weather Service. It can display the latest reflectivity, velocity, and other products from any NEXRAD radar site in the United States, Guam and Puerto Rico. These aren't ...more »

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VEOCI: Virtual EOC Interface

This is an all-in-one incident management tool. The cost is based on the seats in your EOC. This product is built for platform-use for entire teams to coordinate with responders in the field and support decision making in the EOC with real-time tight integration with communications systems. The app is available as a mobile extension of the main product for use in the field. It exists for tablet and smartphone use ...more »

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General Category to Buy

FloodMap Mobile

FloodMap Mobile is available for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone. It shows all the FEMA floodplains, USGS gages, National Bridge Inventory, and a lot more. The app will show you the floodplains on a map and your current position so you know what to expect. Great for public users because it's hard to visualize a floodplain and you aren't going to have paper flood maps of the city with you - but in FloodMap Mobile all the ...more »

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Situational Awareness for Free

Intellicast HD

Directly from intellicast.com, one of the world's largest most trusted weather sites...... • NOWrad HD Radar; the most timely HIGH-DEFINITION interactive radar for the United States
 that also does real-time storm cell tracking and map based weather alerts. • SkyTime; not just a movie, SkyTime displays the latest weather for any location using photo realistic clouds and particle animated precipitation. Watch the virtual ...more »

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Personal Preparedness for Free

Disaster Ready

Disaster Ready is an iPhone / iPod Touch application you can use to create a family emergency plan. Because a disaster can occur at any time and your family members might not all be at the same location, it's important to plan in advance what your family should do during an emergency. Using Disaster Ready you can create a deck of cards containing information your family can use to contact each other, find shelter, and ...more »

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Personal Preparedness for Free

f-Ready App, alert 3 FB friends of predisaster GPS location & si

“f-Ready” is an Iphone application originally designed and entered into the Health & Human Services APSR Lifeline Facebook Application Challenge. When an emergency alert is issued (Hurricane, Tornado, Flashflood, etc…) the wearer activates the application and selects the appropriate pre-disaster selection (Child, Woman, Man, Pet). The app then sends the users GPS location and alert status to three preselected facebook ...more »

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References for Free

• NFPA-1600 – the Standard for Disaster/Emergency Management

NFPA 1600 is one of NFPA’s most widely implemented standards. It protects public safety with updated best practices by establishing a common set of criteria that sets a foundation for disaster management, emergency management, and business continuity programs, using a total program approach. Organizations and parties responsible for developing such programs benefit from information on emergency management, prevention, ...more »

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• Pocket First Aid & CPR from the American Heart Association

Whether you're at home, on the road, or in the woods, the American Heart Association's Pocket First Aid & CPR application is at your fingertips with concise, clear instructions to care for you and your loved ones. - Includes the latest up-to-date emergency information from the American Heart Association. - Review first aid procedures anytime, anywhere. From your home, to your car, to the wilderness. - Easy to learn, ...more »

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Situational Awareness for Free

USGS Seismic

The Seismic application parses an RSS feed from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) that 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.

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