New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR) wants a mobile app to help residents stay on top of relevant weather and emergency information.
Qualitative Impact: Information and advice during emergency or extreme weather event, with smart phone sometimes best or only communication source available. Quantitative Impact: This would be aimed a the 1.3 million residents of New Hampshire. Problem Definition Category: Disaster resiliency.
In recent storms Up to 300,000 residents of the state have lost power. Many driven from their homes temporarily. The smart phone was sometimes the best source for information to make important decisions during the emergency.
As we experience more extreme weather events, we need to communicate: The state of an emergency. The information to make the correct decisions.
This app alerts users of: Current weather emergencies. Forecast emergencies. Other emergencies. N.H. emergency services contact information . Power outage information. Links to further information. NHPRs twitter feed, where the updates on latest status of the weather event information would be available.
Provide weather and forecast details. Radar links. Links to: NHPR Twitter Feed: @NHPRNews Emergency services numbers. Electric outage reports for power companies.
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