Mobile Apps

American Red Cross

Apps from the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross offers many emergency preparedness and safety mobile apps - visit the Red Cross Mobile Apps page to learn about and download a variety of excellent resources.

FBI Child ID

FBI Child ID App

The FBI Child ID app provides a convenient place to electronically store photos and vital information about your children so that it’s literally right at hand if you need it. You can show the pictures and provide physical identifiers such as height and weight to security or police officers on the spot. Using a special tab on the app, you can also quickly and easily e-mail the information to authorities with a few clicks.



The FEMA App contains disaster safety tips, interactive lists for storing your emergency kit and emergency meeting location information, and a map with open shelters and open FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers.

First Aid

First Aid App

The official American Red Cross First Aid app puts expert advice for everyday emergencies in your hand. Offering videos, interactive quizzes and simple step-by-step advice, it’s never been easier to know first aid.


Tornado App

Get your family and home ready for a tornado with the official Tornado App from the American Red Cross. The Tornado App puts everything you need to know prepare for a tornado – and all that comes with it – in the palm of your hand.

Transportation Security Administration

Transportation Security Administration App

The My TSA mobile application provides airline passengers with 24/7 access to the most frequently requested airport security information. Using this app can save passengers time and money by sharing helpful tips to prepare for security before getting to the airport, including knowing what items can and can’t go through security in checked or carry-on baggage.


Wildfire App

Be ready for wildfires with the official Red Cross wildfire app. "Blaze Warnings" lets you see where NOAA has issued wildfire warnings, "Blaze Alerts" notify you when a new wildfire occurs, and the "Blaze Path Tracker" gives you a current view of the wildfire's track and perimeter. You can also let loved ones know that you are safe even if the power is out and learn what steps you should take to prepare your family, home and pets – all from the palm of your hand.

Emergency management content on the Butte-Silver Bow website was developed drawing heavily from and updating the excellent resources offered on the Ready Illinois website produced by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and partner organizations.