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Disaster Alert for Android

Developer's Description

Disaster Alert is a free, mobile app that provides individuals, families, and their loved ones with the information they need to stay safe anywhere in the world. Built on PDCs DisasterAWARE platform, Disaster Alert offers near real-time updates about 18 different types of active hazards as they are unfolding around the globe.With Disaster Alert, you can customize early warning alerts, view situational analysis reports, and access modeled hazard impacts for select hazards in a single, easy-to-use map interface. Disaster Alerts continuous stream of new information is automatically derived from only scientifically verified sources. When no official source is available, alerts are updated manually, presenting a small lag in time.INCLUDED HAZARDS

Hazard updates provided with Disaster Alert include only active hazards. Active Hazards are part of a collection of recent incidents that have been designated as potentially hazardous to people, property, or assets by PDC.Global events (Automated): Hurricanes (tropical cyclones / typhoons), earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanos, floods, wildfires. Also included for the U.S. only are tornados and winter storms.

Other Major events (Manual): Marine hazards, storms, droughts, and manmade incidents.Also included for Hawaii only are high surf advisories, high winds, and flash floods.*Additional hazards will be included as new sources and algorithms are identified and verified.

NEW IN VERSION 4

*NEW: Free, customizable hazard alerts based on location and severity, with automatic updates as each new advisory is released

*NEW: Animated Layers (rainfall, clouds, winds, more)

*NEW: Layers for tropical storm tracks and 20 other various incidents (including smaller earthquakes, etc.)

*NEW: Improved navigation and user experience, including user preferences for look and feel

*NEW: Support for select international languages (other languages are added over time)OTHER KEY FEATURES

Interactive map interface displaying 18 different types of active hazards

Situational analysis reports including modeled impact analyses for select hazards

Customizable background maps

Map overlays with population densities, global cloud coverage, and more.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 4.0.35

General

Release June 19, 2019
Date Added June 19, 2019
Version 4.0.35

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Android
Additional Requirements Requires Android

Popularity

Total Downloads 51
Downloads Last Week 0
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