Emergencies and disasters can occur at any time or part of the day. Obviously you have gone through some drills or procedures that will help you out during emergencies or disasters. But sometimes in times of panic and confusion you just can’t recall the drills or the appropriate authorities.
So in those cases android will help you out because there are loads of apps in the Play store that will help you out during emergencies or disasters. Most of these apps go unnoticed so in this post we will mention some of the apps that will help you out in disasters or emergencies.
Read on to find the apps that will be useful to you during the time of emergency or disasters.
1. Family Messenger
At times of disaster the first thing in your mind would be the safety of your family and their location. Family messenger is the best app for this kind of situation because it will allow you to contact your family member via a private channel.
The best part of this app is that it free and moreover you don’t have to pay anything for sending or receiving messages within your family member. When you use this app you also get access to other family suite through this app.
2. Life360 Family Locator
Whenever there is a storm going or any kind of disaster nothing gives us the peace of mind than knowing that your family member is in a safe and secure place. Life360 family locator will allow you to locate your family member all thanks to the GPS, WI-FI and triangulation technology.
If you are trapped in a location you can use the panic button which will send message, email to all the contacts in your list along with your GPS coordinates. You can also use this app to find the nearest hospital, police or fire station at times of disaster.
3. First Aid
This is a must have app for your android device because this app contains first aid for any kinds of accidents that you may encounter or may notice. It isn’t necessary that only disaster should happen then only you require first aid.
You may be travelling and find a person injured in the middle of nowhere so this app will help you to perform first aid without the need for any expert with you because the expert is present in your android device.
4. Police Scanner FREE
At times of disaster the phone lines or the electricity lines are usually affected and at those times it’s important to remain updated about the situation. In such cases you need police scanner that will allow you access to over 2500 radio feeds through your 3G or wi-fi.
You can even find the channel that is closest to you by GPS or triangulation technology so you don’t have to wait for updates anymore because you will be in the flow of the updates.
So there you have some of the apps that will help you out in times of disaster and emergencies. Do let us know if you come across some other app that will help you out in emergencies.