If you suddenly get into a natural disaster or into an emergency, your smart phone will be one of those things which you put on top preference to collect, before leaving your home. Actually that’s what you should do in reality, because there are many emergency apps for Android that can help you in critical situations and make sure you and your’s family safety. But again only few applications are out there upon which you can entirely rely upon.
Life360 Family Locator
[appbox googleplay com.life360.android.safetymapd]
This is an amazing application that would be the best thing for getting help in a disastrous critical situation by making you aware about the position of your loved ones. Life360 family locator tells you the exact location of your family and friends with great precision in the time of need. It can also help you to call ambulance, fire brigade and police for dealing with such circumstances.
Blood Donor by American Red Cross
[appbox googleplay com.cube.arc.blood]
Blood donor app’s importance can’t be put into question, as in today’s world many death take place due to the blood loss after road accidents or injury. But such causalities can be decreased after a natural disaster or a traumatic incident by providing blood at the right time and right place. This is a great contribution to the humanity and people of all religions and races, because in the time of emergency patient find it hard to get the blood supply that matches it blood type.
And in some cases the blood of the patient is so rare that death take place due to the extreme difficulties in finding the blood donor. Blood donor app can help getting over all such obstacles in providing the patient with the proper help he or she needs.
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[appbox googleplay com.criticalhitsoftware.policeradio]
In a critical situations and natural disasters, the system of communication stops working and you can’t rely on your mobile network in such times police scanner comes handy. It helps you to get connected with the 2500 radio feeds that would continuously update you with the current situation. It connects via GPS or 3G technology. Therefore, it would not stop working when all other communication systems do.
Dangerous Goods Manual
[appbox googleplay at.knorre.dangerousgoods]
This app is delegated to our heroes, “Firefighters” who put their lives in danger to save others. It is an incredibly convenient app for the firefighters which will help them to deal with different kinds of fire fighting situations and chemicals causing fire. Dangerous Goods Manual is fully loaded with the emergency action codes, tunnel codes, hazard identification codes etc.
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Bsafe provides you with the red emergency button which sends SOS messages to the contacts when you press it in a critical situation. The contacts to whom the messages will have been send, obviously would be the one chosen by you. This Android app also has an emergency alert feature that is like an alarm you can set for a specific time. Bsafe has also a unique feature of fake call, the app will do the fake call when you find yourself in a situation where a fake call can save you from the movement of heat in which others are holding a gun and fighting with you over touching his should unintentionally. In such situation, a fake call can be a rescue source.
[appbox googleplay com.socialnmobile.flashlight&feature]
If you are going on a nature adventure such as mountain climbing, campaign or travelling through forest and desert then this emergency application may be very beneficial to you. Although it only relies on the light control of your phone camera flash and screen brightness but sometimes it can do much better than any other app if you have lost in the woods or an island.
For the people who got lost while doing hiking or camping in the woods, planes and helicopters search for them hardly can hear them when pass by them unknowingly, although they rarely miss any corner of the red zone but unfortunately such rescues can not hear the cry for help but a flashlight can do the wonder.
This application changes your flashlight to grab attention for the surrounding assistance. After just pressing a single button, the mobile screen brightness will get to the maximum. Although such features of the application seems like no big deal but has no match when it comes to being lost in the wild or sea.
[appbox googleplay com.safetrekapp.safetrek]
In serious situations such as being robbed, kidnapped or attacked by someone, you hardly be left with the time to use your emergency app. Before you make a call or do anything to inform the police, the incident takes place.
The solution to deal with such situations is Safe Trek in which if you just place your thumb on your Android device screen you will be asked for a 4 digit code, which if you don’t enter your call for help will be notified by the police. It is the best application that can work well in practical situation of robbery, murder and abduction because the time at which the crime really occurs is really important if police learns about the crime after few hours, the chances to catch the guilty decreases to half.
- Send emergency alert without opening your screen lock.
- Send emergency alert via text messages.
- Let that particular pre-configured contacts know your location.
How it can be helpful?
It along having the regular features of tracking your position and providing the details to the people in your contact list on your command, it has some additional unique features which no other urgent situation app possess. It sends help me Call or your messages to the social media profiles such as Facebook and at the same time, it will inform the people you have recommended from the contact list.
Its most helpful feature, is informing the 911 when being a victim of an emergency. React mobile also has a Follow Me option, which when pressed people you have chosen from the contact list will be in constant contact with you while you are travelling or going through a place you find threatening.
Red Panic Button
[appbox googleplay uk.ucsoftware.panicbuttonpro]
This is a great example that how technology can serve humanity in such calamities. You just need to add several different contacts into the red panic button app, which you want to communicate into emergency. When in the time of need, it will send SMS and emails to all your contacts you have stored in the safety app by just pressing a button. You can also record a voice message, a video as a call of help to your contacts in emergency but video and call features will be provided in the premium segment.
[appbox googleplay com.sirengps.mobile]
- It helps you to call 911 with just a single tap of button.
How it can be helpful?
It has designed for the users find themselves in emergency situations and want to call for help. With it, you can get the help by 911 in the least time possible. No matter where you are or how bad the situation is, you can always get connected to 911 without pressing more than two buttons. An app for emergency that saves time when it really matters.