10 apps to help you prepare for, respond to, and recover from a natural disaster

​2. American Red Cross first aid apps

There are several first aid and emergency apps available from the American Red Cross, and you should consider installing any that you may need. Among the offerings are:

  • A general first aid app (this one is essential)
  • A pet first aid app (don't forget this one if you have any pets that could need rescuing)
  • A general emergency app that monitors weather and emergency alert channels.
  • Apps for learning about, preparing for, and responding to hurricanes, tornados, wildfires, earthquakes, and floods.

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