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7 Mobile Apps that You Need during Emergency Situations

Hurricane Irma has been one of the most dangerous Atlantic Hurricanes that America faced ever. It is an extremely powerful tropical cyclone affecting the Leeward Islands and Puerto Rico and moving towards Cuba and South-eastern United States. Irma has created 185 mph winds for more than 24 hrs.

There are many rescue operations going on in the affected areas to save the lives. Considering the situation, here I am providing some mobile apps developed by top mobile app development companies that can help people in the affected areas and also the people who are staying in the areas that are predicted to be affected by Hurricane Irma.

Hurricane Tracker:

Hurricane Tracker is an app that gives you all the information about the latest Hurricane updates, warnings and alerts. This app includes Storm maps, weather conditions, and future forecasting, which can help users stay away from the cyclone. It is available for both Android and iOS

Zello Walkie-Talkie:

Zello is one of the featured apps in the app store. It is a free walkie-talkie app that helps people get in touch with their family and friends during emergency situations. You can send voice messages and pictures. It is available for both Android and iOS.

NOAA – National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration:

NOAA’S weather app gives all the information regarding the weather conditions in your area. Making the widget of this app for your location will help you get minute to minute information about cyclone in your location. You can get info on temperatures, wind speed and other general information about weather condition. It is available for both Android and iOS.

Hurricane – American Red Cross:

Like other storm related apps, Hurricane app by American Red Cross will give you real time weather reports and alerts. It provides a facility to get connected with your family and friends by posting messages and a safety status. This is available for both Android and iOS.

FEMA – Federal Emergency Management Agency:

FEMA app connects you with weather tracking services, provides real time updates about the weather conditions and gives alert during dangerous conditions. It also helps users get prepared for a storm by providing check list and shelters locations. User can directly connect with the FEMA agents during emergency situations. It is available for both Android and iOS.


Waze is the world’s largest community based traffic and navigation app. It helps users travel safely without any traffic. It provides real time information about traffic and road conditions. During emergency period it alerts drivers to drive back to home. It is available for both Android and iOS.


iHeartRadio helps you connect with radio stations across the country. During emergency situations, there would be no guarantee that your mobile data or Wi-Fi are reliable. During these situations, iHeartRadio can provide you information about safety conditions and shelters. It is available for both Android and iOS.

These are a few apps that you can use during the emergency situations, getting all the necessary information. Due to hurricanes, there have been huge disasters happened in the country. It is very important for people to be safe with their family and friends.

Need Help to Develop an Emergency App?

Thinking of the public safety, many app development companies developed mobile apps that can help people during emergency situations. FuGenX Technologies, an emerging mobile app development company in India, develops emergency apps for various organizations.

Please reach FuGenX at


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