This official app will help you:
* know what’s happening in your area
* connect with friends and family in emergencies
* get prepared with checklists and emergency information
* create and share your household emergency plans
You can subscribe to receive official Civil Defence alerts for different regions in New Zealand (starting with Auckland now, and more regions as they come on in 2015).
On the home tab you’ll see the latest updates in your area, whether it’s updates in an emergency, or community events to ensure our neighbourhoods and communities are prepared.
On the info screen you’ll find out about what to do in any kind of disaster. Read detailed information about the most common disasters, plus some you've never heard of.
You'll also be able to check how well you're prepared for disaster, and find out what you need in your Emergency Survival Kit, and your Getaway Kit.
* what to do,
* where to find help,
* how to prepare
* and who to contact in an emergency.
On the people page, you can connect with the important people in your world, so you can easily contact them in an emergency. Invite friends via Facebook or your phone contacts.
Create your emergency plan and share it with those in your household. Be prepared, so you can be part of the solution when big problems happen.
Once you download the app, register and stay logged in so you can receive push notifications and alerts.
Brought to you by Civil Defence and Emergency Management.