8 essential apps for emergency situations

8 essential apps for emergency situations

Life can put us in unpredictable situations. We may suffer an unexpected mishap or witness an accident while driving or walking on the street. A risk that is accentuated in summer periods due to the great movement of people, both on the road and in the interior of cities.

Faced with this type of situation, as a general rule, there are a series of action protocols that should be respected and strictly followed. Of course, without forgetting to call 112, so they can provide us with fast and safe assistance in a risky situation.

However, thanks to new technologies, we can also have several tools through our smartphones and tablets . These applications can be of great help to official assistance methods.

Do you know which ones they are? Don't worry if this is not the case. In the next special we are going to show you the 8 most useful apps for emergencies . Do not miss it!



We start with Safe365, an app that works like a GPS to control the safety of family and friends, with their consent, of course. With this service, you can easily know the real-time location of those people with whom we share the application . In fact, it is possible to register up to 9 different locations while you check if the person in question is still, walking, running, riding a bike, or if she is driving.

In addition, thanks to its simple interface, it has a button with which we can quickly contact emergency services and send them the exact location of the person who needs medical assistance .

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SOS Emergencies

With this application you will have all the Spanish emergency services in the palm of your hand . You can enter the municipality in which you are to access all the emergency numbers in that area. In addition, thanks to its geolocation system it will be easier for the emergency services to know where we are.

Not only that, it is also possible to enter our address data and send them to the emergency services so that they can register our address in their database. In this way they can locate us there at any time, even if the GPS function is not activated .

As if that were not enough, the app is specially designed to be used by people with hearing, visual or speech disabilities, and is adapted for cases of Gender Violence .



This official application of the State Security Forces and Bodies has a  very simple operation thanks to which, if a person feels that they may be attacked, they will be able to communicate immediately from their mobile with the communication room of the Intelligent Command and Control Center (Cimac). The operator that receives the call will listen to the request of the victim and will launch an operation to give an adequate response to what is happening. The answer is practically immediate, since they receive in real time all the necessary data to locate you and help you as quickly as possible.



In the same way as the previous application, the most outstanding point of My112 is that it  allows us to contact the 112 Emergency Center directly so that they can receive our location when making the call. In this way, the emergency services will be able to locate us immediately, even if we ourselves do not know where we are.

We can also send photos of the incident or configure the notifications of the app so that, in the event of an accident, a message is sent to the contacts we want . As if that were not enough, we can also check in real time if there is any incident near our position.



Access the location of all defibrillators in Spain through geolocation. Ariadna was born with this premise, an app that has been developed by the Spanish Association of Cardiology as a list of all the defibrillators in our country .

In this way, in the event of an emergency situation, any user can check from their phone where the nearest defibrillator is , whether public or private. You can also click on the location to get more information such as the address, access times or set a route to get there.

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SOS Assistance

Imagine that being abroad you find yourself in an emergency situation and not knowing what number to call. It can be a very dangerous situation. For this reason, this very useful app, completely free, is available in up to 6 languages ​​and  contains emergency, ambulance, police and fire numbers for more than 200 regions . In this way, you will not have to worry wherever you are, since you will be able to contact these emergency services with total speed and ease.

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Easy First Aid

This application can be of great help in a difficult situation in which we are involved. It is neither more nor less, a complete first aid manual with instructions on how to act in certain situations .



The app that closes this list is also the newest. The objective of this tool is to let you know first-hand the incidents that are occurring in your area and receive alerts in real time from users or the authorities .

It is a collaborative tool to help neighbors in certain situations such as house robberies, locate a missing pet or to report, in the event that someone has found a lost object.

In addition, Welppy also has a 2-step validation system to improve security and to be able to assign the authorship of alerts in a responsible way, and thus avoid possible fraud.

And so far our selection with the best apps for emergencies. You already have a whole repertoire of tools for when you find yourself involved in a compromising situation and you know how to act.