Best Emergency Information Apps of 2017

The best emergency information & tool apps are found in this category. These apps allow the user to access emergency information and tools to help in emergency situations. Types include disaster update, first aid, and flashlight emergency information & tool apps. Emergency information & tool apps are great for those looking to be prepared in advance for an emergency situation.

Last updated 03-24-2017

Brightest Flashlight Free ®
1st

Brightest Flashlight Free ®

Android

Seller: GoldenShores Technologies, LLC

35 3.5

Whether you’re at home trapped in a city-wide blackout or lost while on a mountain hike, having a flashlight at your disposal is highly efficient. This is primarily true for those who are not familiar with the place and are not used to the dark. This mobile flashlight is an instant friend when the need for visual assistance comes in. It’s specifically designed to provide the brightest light anyone will need in the dark.

No need to hassle yourself with several buttons just to make it work. All it takes is for you to launch it with a tap, and voila! There’s light for everyone! Customize your usage by taking off the sound effects or scheduling the timer. The next time you head out with friends, consider having this tool on board!

Android
Brightest Flashlight Free ®

Brightest Flashlight Free ®

Free

MorseMe
2nd

MorseMe

Android

Seller: Michael Hawk

35 3.5

Equip yourself with a handy tool to convert your everyday language into a militaristic piece of code. Prevent your parents from learning what you and your best friends are up to by using light signals to confuse them. Have a sensitive piece of gossip you want to share with a friend? Transmit it secretly without anyone knowing. Start your covert group with a classified means of discourse.

Use the app to practice your proficiency in translating morse code before an exam. Become competent as you and your friends converse in top secret communication. Feel like a spy with every message, today!

Android
MorseMe

MorseMe

Free

autoad
3

November 30, 2016

Pretty cool, but pretty useless too. Just fun for a few minutes or so, unless you can find some kind of use for it? Fun nonetheless.

Police@SG
3rd

Police@SG

Android

Seller: Singapore Police Force

35 3.5

Regardless of where you are, emergency situations can come without warning. Still, you don't have to be left helpless when something untoward does crop up. Whenever you are in Singapore, keep yourself secured with this tool that enables you to contact the country's police force whenever needed.

See the numbers that you have to dial to get immediate response from the police You can also report about an going crime, an accident, and other events that falls under their jurisdiction. Check their updated list of previous incidents as well to assure your safety in a particular area.

This app is easy to use in the middle of the road or when staying at your accommodation alone. Worried for a loved one or for yourself? Relax your mind, contact Singapore's police right away, and handle emergencies without feeling lost and helpless.

Android
Police@SG

Police@SG

Free

Prince William County DFR
4

Prince William County DFR

Android
iOS

Seller: Acid Remap LLC

35 3.5

Be ready whenever fire strikes! Designed for the purpose of educating the residents of Prince William County, this handy manual details the importance fire control and rescue. Having such knowledge on what to do when the next fire breaks out, this app is makes itself even handier by having access to all of that information even without an internet connection!

This can serve as your guide to treatment, first-aid, and other important steps to take during the onset of fire. It also contains direct emergency hotlines to contact, so you can call for backup. In just a few taps, you can be aware of what to do (and not to do) during fires!

Android
Prince William County DFR

Prince William County DFR

Free

iOS
Prince William County DFR

Prince William County DFR

Free

S.O.S. Save Our Students
5

S.O.S. Save Our Students

Android

Seller: S.O.S Save Our Students

35 3.5

Whenever you get a rough experience in school and you are afraid to directly voice out your difficulties, use this app. With this tool, you can send a message informing your teacher as to how you were maltreated by your fellow classmates.

In the "Report it" tab, search for your teacher's name, and send them the details of the incident. Do not worry, whatever you mention in the conversation is private, and nothing will be divulged. If ever you cannot locate your instructor's name, you can ask for assistance from people near you via the "Users" tab.

Whenever you feel like no one is listening, use this app. Speaking out helps this kind of issue stop, and with this app, you will never feel alone!

▲ Send a direct message to your teacher, and stop an individual from bullying others.

▲ Browse through videos and articles to get the strength you need when nobody seems to be listening.

Browse through inspirational videos to fill yourself with strength! Obtain the courage you need to finally say that enough is enough! Know that you are never alone by reading the "Articles".

If someone hurts you, use the app to get immediate assistance wherever you are. Remember, when the world seems dark, there are people willing to listen to you and aid you in your troubles.

Android
S.O.S. Save Our Students

S.O.S. Save Our Students

Free

SafeTrek - Hold Until Safe℠
6

SafeTrek - Hold Until Safe℠

Android

Seller: SafeTrek, Inc.

35 3.5

Mitigate safety concerns through a quick and effective tool for calling the police. When in a dangerous situation, for example you are walking through a dodgy neighborhood when it is dark, just press the button. Release it only once safety is confirmed. A PIN code is required within 10 seconds of releasing the button. If you fail to enter the code, this will trigger a 24-hour call service that will summon the police for you.

This will especially be useful in instances when things happen too quickly and there is no time to dial 911. If the button was accidentally released, the user can quickly enter her PIN code to cancel the police call. The support team will also call back to confirm that the user is indeed safe and sound. If the emergency is real, police response will be swift.

▲Hold the big blue button in risky situations. Release it to notify the police you need help.

▲A support team is available 24/7 to call the police for users who need assistance.

With its simple interface and helpful support staff, protecting yourself or a child becomes easier. This will be handy for kids who might be in danger from bullies at school or a daughter who goes home by herself. Women who think someone is following them or want to feel safer in a dark parking lot will benefit from this app as well.

This tool takes everyone's safety seriously and aims to provide quick help whenever needed. Having it on your mobile also offers peace of mind. Users are required to pay a nominal monthly fee, which will cover the operations of the 24-hour support and call service.

Android
SafeTrek - Hold Until Safe℠

SafeTrek - Hold Until Safe℠

Free

Treasure Valley EMSS
7

Treasure Valley EMSS

Android

Seller: Wolf Apps LLC

35 3.5

Get the correct response and to-do's during an emergency with the help of the Treasure Valley Emergency Medical Service mobile application. This handy tool contains the basic protocols for adult and pediatric rescue, drug reference, and appendix to ensure that you understand medical terms. These are regularly updated to serve as life-saving guidelines in emergency cases.

The app also give you contact information so you can call the department's landline number to give an alert whenever a fire or other emergencies occur. Wherever you are in Southwestern Idaho, this virtual information tool can be your partner to save lives in an emergency. Keep this with you always!

Android
Treasure Valley EMSS

Treasure Valley EMSS

Free

Volcanoes & Earthquakes
8

Volcanoes & Earthquakes

Android

Seller: VolcanoDiscovery

35 3.5

Do you want to keep up with the current movements of the tectonic plates underneath, but you don't have the right monitoring instruments? Turn your device into prediction equipment to track volcanic and earthquake activities around the globe easily. Take advantage of a helpful tool, and keep yourself informed of every natural phenomenon.

Utilize a detailed map with real-time volcano tracking around the globe. See a thorough list of volcanoes per country, including their activity level. View a total of 1600 dormant and active ones; read accurate volcanic reports and ash advisories, all available in the palm of your hand. Stay alert and focused — check details and be in the loop.

Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes

Volcanoes & Earthquakes

Free

underthesea00
4

November 4, 2016

Has quite a lot of info, and seems to be accurate. Kind of scary though when you realise how many earthquakes are happening all the time!

Flashlight Pro
9

Flashlight Pro

Android

Seller: Master Tools

30 3

Light sources have always given humanity a sense of comfort. With the improvement of technology, more accessible means have been developed to provide light when it is needed.

Now you can turn your mobile device into a handy flashlight, using it during times of emergency. It is easily accessible by using a device you already constantly use, so you will be well prepared when the lights suddenly go out.

Turn on the flashlight by opening the app. You can then set the lighting style with ten modes, each with their own unique light frequencies. The app even provides a widget for you to turn your lights on and off, even on the lock screen. Keep yourself out of the dark with the use of this handy flashlight app.

Android
Flashlight Pro

Flashlight Pro

Free

SAIP
10

SAIP

Android
iOS

Seller: Ministère de l'Intérieur

30 3

Know how to respond to a crisis in France through this informative tool! SAIP stands for système d’alerte et d’information des populations which translates to “public alert and information system”. This tool is designed to increase security and help civilians become more aware of any major crisis situation. Know how to respond in events such as terrorist attacks, bombs, and other threats. Also get alerts for other locations to inform you of situations near your family and friends.

This French Government’s location-based alert app is available in French and English and monitors up to eight geographical locations. This tool aims to develop a culture of public alertness and vigilance towards terrorism and other security risks. Keep yourself alert and protected in any event of an attack with the help of this tool!