Best Emergency Information Apps of 2017 for Android

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 07-27-2017

AirHelp
1st

AirHelp

Android

Seller: AirHelp Ltd.

40 4

There are US and EU laws that protect airline passengers and give them the right to compensation during particular circumstances of travel disruptions. Flight delays, overbookings, cancellations, and the like could mean hundreds in cash. It pays to know your rights as a passenger and this tool is here to give you more information about them.

Submit a claim through this app by entering the information of your flight and the details to your complaint. With this tool, you can learn the eligibility of your flight and track your claims. If ever you get compensation, you can even collect your money directly through the app! Discover all your benefits as a flight passenger with the help of this informative tool.

▲ Read through the different flight issue types and know about your rights of being a passenger.

▲ Enter your flight information as well as the disruption details to know if you are eligible for compensation.

Android
AirHelp

AirHelp

Free

Flush - Crowdsourced Toilets
2nd

Flush - Crowdsourced Toilets

Android

Seller: Sam Ruston

40 4

Our intestines are unforgiving in a way – whenever nature decides to call, one must pick it up or suffer the consequences. If you are new to a town or you are simply visiting, getting prior information to public toilets will help you prepare for sudden emergency trips. This specific tool is intended for this need, and it perfectly works offline!

Enable your location to let the app find the nearest toilet options for you. You will instantly know the restroom type, whether it needs special access, a usage fee, or if it is completely free to use. The directions provided are the fastest way you can get to the toilet, so it should be more convenient for you whenever you might need to do your duty. You can also add toilets yourself just so you can help others!

▲ Anxious about not being able to find a nearby toilet? Include toilet-hunting in your daily plans!

▲ More and more toilets are welcome. If you add an unregistered one to the app, you might just be able to save someone's day.

Android
Flush - Crowdsourced Toilets

Flush - Crowdsourced Toilets

Free

FBI Wanted
3rd

FBI Wanted

Android

Seller: FBI.gov

40 4

Do you want to help track down suspects, criminals, and missing persons? If your answer is yes, then this app can give you all the details you need to know about the people who are being investigated by the FBI, including those in the top 10 most wanted fugitives, Case of the Week, and more.

Scroll down the list to see pictures, police sketches, names (if known), and relevant information, such as where the wanted person was last seen. If you have any information related to the case you have read, you can directly submit a tip with a tap. For your convenience, you can go to the settings page to tweak the search filters, display, and categories according to your preferences.

▲ Help provide information for current investigations by learning about FBI's wanted cases through pictures, descriptions, etc.

▲ For quicker access, you can mark cases that matter to you as favorites.

▲ Make browsing easier by sorting, filtering, and managing your list and display.

Android
FBI Wanted

FBI Wanted

Free

Waze - GPS, Maps, Traffic Alerts & Live Navigation
4

Waze - GPS, Maps, Traffic Alerts & Live Navigation

Android

Seller: Waze

40 4

Don't you just love the feeling of being stuck in heavy traffic, boiling point through the roof? Thought not. Take the reigns of the roads and plan out a hassle-free journey. This app tracks your location, finds the best route to your destination, alerts you of any roadway diversions, and guides you with a neat voice navigation feature.

Simply open the app to get started. Creating an account will allow you to interact with friends and family, and check their location in real time. Found an obstruction? Send a report, and help out your fellow drivers from making the same U-turn you did!

▲ Stay safe and turn on voice navigation, and get detailed information on your remaining journey!

▲ Find establishments and facilities in proximity to your location.

▲ Plan your travel ahead; take into consideration traffic levels and time of day.

Is your host trying to prepare a lovely meal for your grand arrival? Use the realtime map to check the remaining distance and time of your journey and let them know, ensuring you arrive to a warm dinner! For time critical trips - like going to the airport - plan ahead; check for traffic conditions, diversions, and any other surprise hindrances that you may be glad you took into consideration.

Looking to save a dollar or two? Check gas prices, and pick out routes which avoid toll gates (after all, everyone loves a savvy driver)! Searching locations can be done with remarkable ease, and can be added to favorites for future reference. Don't arrive exhausted - feel like the king of the road with this invaluable companion!

Android
Waze - GPS, Maps, Traffic Alerts & Live Navigation

Waze - GPS, Maps, Traffic Alerts & Live Navigation

Free

SoundLoadie For SoundCloud
5

SoundLoadie For SoundCloud

Android

Seller: Me-Ware

35 3.5

Do you miss the days of being able to save SoundCloud songs without having to stream them again? With this tool, you can bring those days back and keep enjoying all the news songs you find without relying on a costly data connection. It lets you grab the files from the SoundCloud database either through its website or even its own app!

It cleverly integrates itself with SoundCloud’s “Share” feature and extracts a copy of streaming tracks that you can then share with others. Listen to all your favorite songs offline and pass the files freely to friends. SoundCloud can still be a prime source of all your favorite music if you simply have the right tools on hand.

▲ The app offers a variety of ways you can grab songs from the SoundCloud database.

▲ This includes a method that grabs the song straight from the app itself.

Android
SoundLoadie For SoundCloud

SoundLoadie For SoundCloud

Free