FEMA releases smartphone app

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ATLANTA, Ga. (WTVQ) – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA,) has released a smartphone app to help prepare and warn families of disasters and extreme weather events.

The FEMA app lets you receive weather alerts from the National Weather Service for up to five locations across the nation, making it easy to follow severe weather that may be threatening family and friends.

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The app also provides family communication plans, a customizable checklist of emergency supplies, and maps of open shelters and disaster recovery centers. The app is available on the Apple App Store and on Google Play.

For more information, or to download the app, click here.