15 Disaster and Crisis Management Apps for Android
Disaster Alert Apps
Android smartphone and tablet users have access to quite a few crisis, disaster recovery and emergency apps. Some are 5-star and some aren’t worth 5 seconds of your time. We’ve rounded up 15 of the best apps that will appeal to crisis management and disaster response professionals. Many will also be of interest to the average Android user.
These are practical apps that you might find useful as you do your job. This list does not include apps related to personal safety—such as first aid guides—or general weather apps such as AccuWeather.
Most are free, and some are available in paid and free versions. The geographic scope of the app—global or USA—is listed next to the name. The links will take you to the app’s page in the Google Play store. Enjoy!
Are there other good apps that we didn’t include? Share them in the comments section.
1. Disaster Alert – Global
The Disaster Alert application features current global disaster and active hazard info on an interactive map or list. Users can also share or add information on current situations.
2. Real time Warning – Global
The Real Time Warning app includes alerts and details about disasters around the world. Select an event and you can see its location, damage caused, severity, and impact radius on a world map. Tap one, and you see more detailed information, as well as quick links to share the news on social networks.
3. StormEye – USA
The StormEye app provided detailed information about storms around your location. StormEye tells you important information such as the storm’s location relative to your location, where the storm is heading, the storm’s intensity, hail probabilities, and maximum hail size.
4. OnGuard Weather Alerts – USA
Monitors the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) active weath