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WSVN -- Start your hurricane season preps by downloading the right apps. Hurricane by American Red Cross tells you how to get your home and family ready for a storm. Make a plan. Find nearby Red Cross shelters, and when the power goes out the app's tool kit has a flashlight, strobe light and safety alarm.After the storm instructions tell how how to handle food and power issues. And a one-touch customized message sent via text, e-mail or social networks tells loved ones you're safe.If there's a medical emergency, you'll be glad you have this app. Pocket First Aid And CPR from the American Heart Association shows you what to do if someone is hurt or sick. 34 videos like these CPR tips can help in case of emergency. Make a medical profile for each family member, including info on medications and allergies. Store and access doctor and insurance information. Everything you need is in your pocket to keep you prepared during a storm.Coping with the aftermath of a hurricane is easier with our next app. FEMA by the Federal Emergency Management Agency gives you prep lists before the storm, and helps you if you need to apply for disaster assistance after.Just fill out the questionnaire on the app and see what you're qualified for. The app will direct you in English or Spanish.   And last but not least one of our all-time favorite hurricane apps. Home Inventory helps inventory your valuables. Just put in information and receipts then take pictures before and after the storm. Home Inventory makes filing insurance claims a whole lot easier. Home Inventory costs $4.99 for the download. Pocket First Aid and CPR is $1.99. The rest of the apps are free.  FOR MORE INFORMATION:Hurricane American Red Crosshttps://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cube.arc.hfa&hl=enPocket First Aid and CPRhttps://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=me.jive.firstaid&hl=enFEMAhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fema/id474807486?ls=1Home Inventoryhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/app/home-inventory/id326667907?mt=8

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