Disaster Alert (Pacific Disaster Center's World Disaster Alerts)
- Category: News
- Released date: 07/15/2010
- Current Version: 1.06
- Seller: Disaster Alert Network LLC
- Recommended Age: 4+
- Download Size: 1712402
- Last Update: 07/22/2011
- Requirements: All
Disaster Alert (by Pacific Disaster Center) provides a listing and an interactive map of Active Hazards occurring around the globe. Additional hazard information can be viewed and shared.
The term "Active Hazards" refers to a collection of current and real-time incidents (compiled from authoritative sources) which have been designated "potentially hazardous to people, property, or assets" by the PDC DisasterAWARE™ application.
The application is a free download.
PDC Active Hazards currently includes:
-Hurricane/Tropical Cyclone (global)
-National Weather Service High Surf (for Hawaii)
-National Weather Service High Wind (for Hawaii)
-National Weather Service Flood (for Hawaii)
-Wildfire (global)- coming soon!
Other hazards will be added over time.
Application features include:
√ View Active Hazards on an interactive map or in the Alert list
√ Choose background map
√ Get "more info" for most Active Hazards
√ Receive automatic updates every five minutes
√ Choose a preferred time zone
Compatible with iPhone, iPad, iTouch (OS 3.x and 4.x)