5 Must-Have Apps for Emergencies


Nothing is sure in this world. Accidents can happen any time at any given day. It’s like a surprise test. You know it’s coming, but you don’t know when. And all you can do is be prepared for the inevitable.

Here are a few apps that are useful to have on your phone in case of an emergency:

SAS Survival Guide$5.99

Be prepared for any natural disaster with SAS Survival Guide. Learn how to survive outdoor situations as well as extreme weather. This app is based on the best-selling book and is very useful for those who love the great outdoors. The easy-to-understand user interface will help you navigate around the in-depth information in this app.

GotoAID First Aid,$4.99

GotoAID provides iPhone users first aid and CPR information for people, dogs, and cats. You can get step–by-step instructions on how to perform basic CPR and first aid for a large variety of situations. The best thing about this app is that you can have the instructions read aloud to you as you deal with the situation at hand. The “help” button provides listings/directions for hospitals, police, dentists, clinics and pharmacies, and more.

Pet FirstAid: For your Dog, Cat, Puppy and Kitten$3.99

Every pet parent’s nightmare is seeing their furbaby in a life-threatening situation. With Pet FirstAid, you can provide first aid to your pet before rushing them to the nearest vet clinic. You can also learn how to prevent pet accidents and injury, as well as store your pet’s pertinent medical information in the app.

WikiHow: How to and DIY Survival KitFree

This a[p covers just about any emergency you can think of, from a simple nosebleed to giving birth and everything else in between. You can also learn to survive life-threatening situations like avalanches, car crashes, and other similar situations. Just remember to spend some time learning these survival tips because you won’t be whipping out your phone when you’re in a life-threatening situation.

RepairPal: Auto Repair ExpertFree

Roadside breakdowns are a pain, but this app can help you get through any car emergency. RepairPal offers roadside assistance via their toll-free number. This app also provides a list of warranty services and manufacturer helplines for every car company. It can even give you estimates for car repair and routine maintenance and help you locate the nearest repair shops in your vicinity.

Even before emergency strikes, you’ll want to learn all you can from these apps. These apps may be useful, but you won’t always be able to instantly access them. Knowledge in first aid and emergency auto repair definitely won’t hurt.

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Louise Mosqueda

Louise is an anti-social being who enjoys the company of animals. A writer by degree and profession, she likes writing about anything her mind comes up with, and learning about the latest gadgets. A video game buff, she prefers the complexity of older video games to new ones. You can usually find her riding public transport, lost in thought about her next blog entry. Know more about her and her anti-social antics by following her blogs and twitter.

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