Earthquake -American Red Cross

Earthquake -American Red Cross

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-- The number one app to download to help you survive an earthquake.” – IT World

-- Those who live their life on the fault lines should pick this app up immediately.” – Appolicious

-- A “MUST-HAVE” app that “…basically turns your mobile device into an all-in-one post-quake tool, info center, and instruction guide.” – TremblingEarth

-- 20 Best Android apps this week – Guardian News (10/4/2012)

-- Red Cross earthquake app helps before, during and after disaster – Cronkite News

-- Featured by (10/2012)

Be ready for an earthquake with Earthquake by American Red Cross. Get notified when an earthquake 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 an earthquake, even if no data connectivity.
•Get notified when an earthquake occurs; see the intensity impact to your area or those of loved-ones with notifications generated by the United States Geological Survey (USGS).
•Let family and friends know you are okay 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 with your friends and show off your hurricane knowledge with interactive quizzes.
•See an illustrated history of earthquakes in your area.
•Know how to what to do about food and drinking water when your area has been impacted by floods and power outages.

DIRECTLY CALL PHONE NUMBERS: We need this to allow you to call emergency numbers from within the app
CAMERA: We need to be able to use the camera to allow us to use the flashlight in Tool Kit
GPS LOCATION: We need to serve you earthquake alerts based on your current location
PHONE CONTACTS: We need this for the Make a Plan view to allow you to add emergency contacts straight from your address book

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Recently changed in this version

-- Version 1.2 --
Added make a plan tutorial
Increased font size for larger devices
Shelters are now ordered alphabetically
Added font size setting
Fixed some styling issues on large devices
Other misc bug fixes

-- Version 1.1 --
Added alert settings
Added shelters by state
Other bug fixes

Comments and ratings for Earthquake -American Red Cross
  • (69 stars)

    by valerie cromwell on 10/04/2014

    It used to send the alerts well. We had a a quake at 6:22 am and it is now 4:11 pm and it is still not alerting, but it is all over the web.

  • (69 stars)

    by Daniel Vargas on 10/04/2014

    Alerts could includes date and time. All together good app.

  • (69 stars)

    by Shawnna Vantine on 09/04/2014

    No matter what city I try to add i get a error. So it make it useless if you can't get earthquake alerts.

  • (69 stars)

    by alain berrebi on 07/04/2014

    I have 20/20 vision and cannot read the instructions on how 2 react during and after an earthquake. And there seems to be no way of making it larger. I am using a Samsung Galaxy s4 which has a pretty large screen.

  • (69 stars)

    by Christopher Chang on 06/04/2014

    Supe helpful

  • (69 stars)

    by Robert Woods on 06/04/2014

    There needs to be a time associated with the alert info. When reviewing quake info there's no reference to time or frequency.

  • (69 stars)

    by Nathan Dempsey on 04/04/2014

    does not allow me to use a location anywhere near my home or in the state of Arkansas