A simplified, high-resolution version of the "Weather the Storm: Download the FEMA App" promotional graphic, created June 2016. 

For more info, visit fema.gov/mobile-app

With hurricane season continuing through November 30, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has developed a new app to help your family weather the storm.

A screenshot of the main menu of the FEMA app as of June 2016. The FEMA app is an essential safety tool to help you and your family weather the storm.

This app is an essential tool in helping your family prepare for emergency situations. Two-thirds of American households lack adequate plans for a disasters-and extreme weather events, wildfires and earthquakes are on the rise.
With 68 percent of adults in the U.S. owning a smartphone, not only will the FEMA app make preparations less complicated but has the real potential to save lives.

Features include: Weather alerts from the National Weather Service for up to five different locations anywhere in the United States; Learn what to do before, during and after emergencies with safety tips; Share disaster damage photos on a verified photo-sharing platform; Prepare ahead of time with an emergency kit checklist and safety reminders; Get directions to open shelters and where to talk to FEMA in person; Nearly half a million Americans already have the FEMA app.

The FEMA App is available for Apple and Android devices at no cost. Download it app on the App Store and Google Play.