Disaster Alert (PDC World Hazards)

Disaster Alert (PDC World Hazards)

By Pacific Disaster Center

  • Category: News
  • Release Date: 2010-07-15
  • Current Version: 3.30
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 21.17 MB
  • Developer: Pacific Disaster Center
  • Compatibility: Android, iOS 8.0
Score: 3.5
3.5
From 920 Ratings

Description

Disaster Alert (by Pacific Disaster Center) is a free download providing mobile access to multi-hazard monitoring of and early warning for “Active Hazards” around the globe. Additional information and reports about hazards can be viewed and shared. “Active Hazards” are compiled from verified and authoritative sources, and are part of a collection of recent incidents that have been designated as “potentially hazardous to people, property, or assets” by Pacific Disaster Center via the DisasterAWARE™ application. Hazards include: Global events: Hurricane/Tropical Cyclone, Drought, Earthquake, Tsunami, Volcano. Major events: Floods, Marine, Storms, Manmade, Wildfires. Hawaii Only: National Weather Service High Surf, High Wind, Flood. Other hazards will be added over time. Application features include: √ View Active Hazards on an interactive map or in the Alert list √ Push notifications option √ Choose background map √ Overlay additional maps such as population density, global clouds, etc. √ Get "more info" (and situational reports) for most Active Hazards √ Receive automatic updates every five minutes √ NEW* (v3.0+) Subscription option for limiting notifications based on location and severity Compatible with iPhone, iPad, iTouch (iOS 6.1+)

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Reviews

  • UNSUPPORTED!

    1
    By rod.musselman
    In my experience over a few MONTHS this app is essentially unsupported & unusable! Great idea, but poor development....
  • Great App.

    5
    By gabhilo
    This app is: through, user friendly, complete.
  • Excellent app I recommended for stay alert all time about the world

    5
    By booycel
    Excellent app I recommended for stay alert all time about the world
  • Very informative apps

    5
    By Chetopar
    Nice to have this apps, you're up to date on what's going on our planet earth
  • Eye Opening App

    5
    By Bev in TX
    I don't know about other people but sometimes I get "tunnel vision" and tend to focus more on what is going on in my little corner of the world. This app has been an eye opener for me in terms of the bigger picture about calamities occurring all over our world. It is sobering to see so many disasters and makes me much more appreciative of each day. The app is easy to navigate and very informative. It's definitely a keeper.
  • Not impressed

    1
    By Nesslar
    I had this app a few years ago it was great back then. When the big earthquake hit Montana this year, I remembered this app and quickly went to download it for future events. It's been a while now and Montana currently has 175,000 acres on fire right now and not one notification has popped up. I see notifications of tornados two years ago and fires in other states but nothing but dry weather conditions warnings. This app is useless to me if I can't have current events for my state. Just about to delete this app unfortunately.
  • Forced paid subscription

    1
    By iRun40
    App is okay but you can't filter alerts to ones that have any sort of relevance to you. They also try you to pay a logre monthly or yearly fee for things that should be free. I would have been open to paying a smaller, one-time fee, but clearly they have not tested this with a market yet.
  • ⁉️

    5
    By pickettslaststand
    I married during a hurricane in Alcapulco, June 16, 1971. I am so glad to know where the bad weather is BEFORE I go there😖‼️
  • Disasters do not match daily occurrences in my searches

    2
    By dogs see for me
    In searching for some of the disasters quoted in the app, I looked up mentions of tornadoes and other events occurring in the United States by checking the weather channels and the Google references. I was not seeing correlations between listed disasters on this app and occurrences in the areas where the disasters were listed.
  • Great App

    5
    By cyberpoet4u
    This app has every feature I am looking for.

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