Mobile Applications

The tools on this page are developed to run on specific mobile platforms such as iOS, Android, or Blackberry, and may be referenced for personal emergency preparedness. There are three variants:

  • Native or standalone apps deliver content to a mobile device and do not require Internet connectivity to view and use the content. On this Web page these types of apps are indicated by its platform name.

  • Web Apps link a mobile device user to content that requires Internet connectivity to access and use.

  • Mobile Web is a link to a mobile optimized or mobile enhanced Web site, which is a reformatted version of a Web site that is easier to read on a mobile device.

Description: Reunite Icon


ReUnite from the National Library of Medicine provides ability to upload missing and found person information for family reunification during and after disasters. It provides structured information to the NLM's People Locator service.

Description: FEMA App Icon

Mobile Web

FEMA app and mobile enhanced web page provide government disaster response information.

Description: ARC Shelters Mobile App Icon

ARC: Shelter View

American Red Cross: Shelter View app from the American Red Cross maps the locations and shelters from the American Red Cross National Shelter System (NSS).

ARC: Earthquake

This free app—available in English or Spanish—is the third in a series created by the American Red Cross. This app provides additional features such as flashlight, strobe light (if your device has a flash) and audible alarm.

Know Your Plan

Use Know Your Plan to be prepared when disaster strikes! This app will help you plan ahead to better protect yourself, your family, your home, and even your pets. Get started by using the preloaded checklists to learn about important mitigation and preparation steps, or create your own lists from scratch. You can set due dates, chart your progress, and include notes with your tasks, and share your checklists with family and friends.

Description: ARC SOS Mobile App Icon


SOS app from the American Red Cross provides step-by-step video narration and follow along demonstrations allowing people to quickly and confidently respond to common emergency situations with the goal of saving lives.


With over 9,000 public safety agencies using it to keep their communities and visitors informed, Everbridge offers the most trusted information available at a neighborhood level – all delivered directly to your mobile device. Messages range from emergencies and crime advisories to important announcements, reminders and community updates.


Disclaimer: This site references to any specific commercial products, process, service, manufacturer, or company does not constitute its endorsement or recommendation by the Tulare County Office of Emergency Services. Information or services detailed on external sites are not endorsed, warranted or guaranteed and are not necessarily representative of the views of the Tulare County Office of Emergency Services.

The Tulare County Office of Emergency Services is not responsible, nor takes any ownership, for the contents of these applications. Data charges may apply.