A lot of people have been talking about how Apple iPhone can save lives. In reality, it can do much more than that. If the events in Haiti are any indication, the iPhone can not only help save other people’s lives, it also can help you survive in the toughest conditions out there. As long as you have the right apps on your phone and plenty of battery juice, your iPhone can help you get out of trouble.
Having emergency apps on your iPhone is just smart. You never know when you are going to need them. But it’s better to have them and not need them than the other way around. With that in mind, here are 8 iPhone apps for emergencies that you should have with you all the time:
Pocket First Aid and CPR: it comes with everything you need to save a life or address emergency situations wherever you are. Comes with useful videos as well.
Army Survival: the app is designed to give you a crash course in survival in all kinds of situations. The men and women in the army are taught how to survive. With this app, you can learn how to do that as well.
Survival Pocket Ref: has 500 pages worth of information to help you survive outdoors. Covers topics such as first aid, food, fire, and water, and navigation outdoors.
Emergency Preparedness Checklist: a cool checklist application that lets you prepare for upcoming disasters ahead of time. So you will be prepared the next time disaster strikes.
wikiHow – How to and DIY Survival Kit: gives you access to over 60,000+ tips articles online and offline. You can watch related YouTube videos as well.
Informed® Emergency & Critical Care Pocket Guide: a comprehensive guide to emergency situations outdoors. Some of the topics covered are technical, but overall a solid app to have with you just in case.
Pet First Aid: dealing with pet injuries and emergencies is a bit different than when you are dealing with humans. This app lets you know how to deal with pet emergency situations to save you pet’s life.
Ship Captain’s Medical Guide: intended for use on ships where you don’t have access to a doctor. This app shows you how to treat certain situations and save lives while on water.
What’s your favorite emergency app for iPhone?
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