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5 iPhone Apps for Surviving a Natural Disaster



The disastrous quakes and tsunamis in Japan remind us that natural disasters can strike anyone at any time without warning. (Actually, the Japanese had some warning, thanks to their billion-dollar earthquake warning system.) Japan’s crisis also reminds us that the first two things to go in many emergencies is electrical power and telephone service.

That’s why the iPhone can save your life. When the power goes out, the iPhone still has great battery life. When the telephone system is taken offline, it’s still got an Internet connection. But mostly, the iPhone has some incredibly useful emergency apps.

By downloading just 5 iPhone apps, you can prepare for any natural disaster.

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