Help keep your family safe in severe weather, man made/natural hazards with Emergency by the American Red Cross. Monitor conditions in your area or area of loved ones, prepare your family and your home, check to see if loved ones are safe and let them know you’re safe. - A must have for anyone who live in areas prone to severe weather or have loved ones that do.
• Free and available in English with a Spanish-language toggle.
• Monitor the people and places you care about with real- time local alerts for severe weather and hazards, including earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, flood, tsunamis, winter storms, thunderstorms, extreme heat, wildfire and many more.
• Customizable alerting and push notification options.
• Interactive quizzes with sharable badges.
• Preloaded preparedness and critical emergency content providing instant access even without mobile connectivity.
• A toolkit with a flashlight, strobe light, and audible alarm.
• Map with open Red Cross shelters and other weather-related layers.
• Step by step directions on how to make a family emergency plan.
• Be alerted on your apple watch! We now support WatchOS 4.0 and above!
We’re always making changes and improvements to the Emergency app. In this release, we have done some general maintenance and bug fixes
Ratings and Reviews
Is a Hurricane the same as a Tornado?
1.]I wanted Tornado alerts not Hurricane alerts. Please make the notifications setting less clutter looking.
2.]For the badges and all that’s great. But when I want to learn more about it you guys just make me retake the quiz again. I think once we earn it we should be allowed access to the connections we need in case of that emergency, more information on how to deal with it, and the option to retake the quiz (and possibly the correct answers, if we already of the badge).
3.]For people with shaky hands or big fingers, please allow a dropdown or a type in function for the radius adjustment.
4.]If we download another app for emergencies. Because I saw you guys have a separate one of tornadoes but no tornado alert notification in this general app. Could you allow us to share information with it? So we don’t have to re-add everything again. Just an account and a free (no account) import and export option.
5.]Allow a change in measurements (metric & imperial) and temperature (Celsius & Fahrenheit). With the ability to monitor the miles and kilometers too.
I will continue to update this.
Amazing helpful alerts
Where I live was hit by a devastating tornado last year and almost nobody in town received any weather alerts or if they did it was to late for them to take cover. There were many homes and lives lost that night. Since then we have all been searching for better apps to gives us alerts. I mean counting this one, I have 11 weather apps on my phone. That’s how traumatizing the events of last year were for myself and so many others. Out of all of my apps this is the ONLY ONE that sends me alerts consistently and early enough to prepare. If I do receive notifications from any of my other apps it is always well after I’ve already heard from this one. I have used our towns Facebook page to recommend this weather app to everyone so we can stay safe! ❤️
"Monitor all your important locations!" NOT
Looking for an app that can tell me realtime if anything is happening in the Azores Islands as I have a good deal of family there, as well as my fathers childhood home right on the coast of Sao Lourenço ... my fear has always been with hurricanes & tropical storms, tsunami, & volcanic activity ; & so I was referred to this app. Imagine my confusion, being told there was no results to my search while trying to add "Azores Islands" as a location to monitor ... they seem to include Madeira on the map, but no Azores... & everytime I tried to add a city in Portugal or Madeira (Lisbon, for example) it would give me Lisbon New York USA & all related search terms IN THE US -- & wouldn't allow me to monitor any part or portion of Portugal!!! What the heck?!! This app is pointless. I know all too much what's happening in the US, it's being shoved in my face from every direction; what I was looking for was information on THE WORLDS HAPPENINGS we don't hear about normally. Plz resolve this silly flaw
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- 100.8 MB
- Requires iOS 13.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 13.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 13.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 11.0 or later and a Mac with Apple M1 chip.
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With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.