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SD Emergency mobile app upgraded for 2014

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The county mobile app that gives San Diegans real time emergency info at their fingertips, SD emergency, now has new features, and a Recovery guide and control.

Supervisor Ron ROberts encourged San Diegans to download the major upgrade for smart phone and tablet users. He asked "all San Diegans to Resolve to be Ready" in 2014. "The upgraded app makes it easy to keep that resolution." Making family disaster plans and checklists used to survive 72 hours, while staying informed, can happen faster. Wildfires, even following another drought year, are not too tough a test to take on.

Download the upgraded app at Apple App and Google Play stores. Old troubles using the app with Androids were fixed by changing the code to be compatible with new Android devices. The code also improve compatibility with operating system versions.

New ready and recovery icons make the new SD Emergency version an easier thing to use. Notifications give citizens better notice on emergencies.

The hard times following a disaster were made easier to live throuh. Using Recovery, a citizen can stay informed throughout the recovery period. Recovery information helps a family rebuild after a wildfire, or other disaster, and recover.

"The new vesion has everything you need to prepare for disasters that affect San Diego, like wildfires, and users will fin the new sharing capabilities, notifications and other features very compelling and useful."

This is a Center Line Policy Alert.