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This App is an essential guide for all those involved in managing incidents and emergencies. It covers all the AIIMS-4 roles, their functions and handy checklists to prompt thinking and help remember all aspects when under pressure.

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AIIMS 4 Aides-Mémoire

Cost

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Google Play

A must for all fire crews! WISER is a system designed to assist first responders in hazardous material incidents. WISER provides a wide range of information on hazardous substances, including substance identification support, physical characteristics, human health information, and containment and suppression advice. Has a cool plume tool to show affected area (note it’s not a plume model but good first response arc)

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WISER Response

Safety note: This will not make you a Hazmat expert! Use with much care and always activate professionals in the Hazmat environment.

Free and very good, data is from Authoritative sources filtered by the National Library of Medicine in USA.

There is no Australian copy like this that’s free, note is not using Australian Standards.

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Google Play

Included are online calculators for forest and grass fire predictions, and a converter to show your current position as latitude/longitude, map grid reference, and street directory reference. The app and its calculators can be used whether or not there is mobile network coverage.

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NSW RFS Firefighter Pocketbook

Developed by and created for the NSW RFS but others will find it handy. Fantastic app!

Content is based on the most recent (2010) hard copy of the NSW RFS Pocketbook. Content can be updated at any time over the air

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Google Play

Various calculators for grass and forest FDI. Shows current location in lat/long and UTM as well as mapsheet and elevation.

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Bush Fire Tools

Contains RFS pocket book as a PDF.
Location can be sent via sms or email.

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Google Play

From St. John Ambulance AU. Presents step-by-step emergency First Aid information to the user with a large clear image for each step.

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First Aid

There are other first aid apps. Make sure the one you pick works offline.

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Google Play

Are you using a great app for

Are you using a great mobile or tablet mapping app (iOS or Android) for Emergency Management that is not featured in our brand new list below?  Would you like to share your user experience so that the rest of the Emergency Management Community can learn about it and possibly start using the app too?  If yes, please let us know about your use case by clicking here and filling out the form.

 

The best use cases will be featured in our regular EMSINA online news articles and also included into the National Mapping App List.

 

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Disclaimer

  • EMSINA does not endorse or receive any payment(s) or promotion for items published in this document. 

  • The list of apps we provide is intended to highlight online/offline tools that members of EMSINA or members of the wider EM spatial community have found useful to conduct or enhance their business.

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