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Diwali is all about celebrations, family-time, cards and giving your home a makeover with lights. Besides, firing up crackers has also become a tradition; however, everyone should avoid them due to environmental concerns.
And when we talk about crackers, they don't just cause harm to environment and our health, they are also the reason of unwanted mishappenings that can sometimes be fatal. Knowing the fact that everyone is busy celebrating the festival of lights, what can be done when you find yourself or someone else stuck in such kind of situation and need immediate attention.
That said, your smartphone can be at your rescue if your close ones are not picking your call during an emergency on the festive night. Here we have created a list of 5 apps that can be immensely helpful in dreadful times.
ICE- In case of Emergency
The smog generated from crackers and people firing up them on roads make streets a war zone on Diwali night. This is the reason road accidents' figures tend to jump on the night of festive season. In case you find yourself in such kind of situation you can use ICE- in case of emergency.
As the name suggests, it is one of the best app in Google Play Store that can save your life in emergency situations.
The app has a special alarm button that allows you to send (in critical situation), an emergency sms message to all the people from your contact list. The message also contains others useful data collected from mobile phone's GPS, so that the closest persons gets notified instantly about serious life-threatening situations. The app also store your medical information, personal information, etc. in case you get unconscious and someone else takes you to hospital.
Rays First Aid CPR
The loud noise created by crackers can cause cardiac patient an instant shock that can be fatal at times. CPR is one technique that can help you save someone life in case medical help is not nearby. CPR ensures flow of blood to the brain, even after the heart stops due to cardiac arrest, and can keep the person alive.
Rays First Aid CPR smartphone app has the latest CPR guidelines, CPR principles, legal, technical, devices, steps, etc. that can come quite handy to save one's life in dreadful times. The best part about the app is that it works offline, even when there is no internet connection.
Blood 4 India
Blood is our lifeline and can be the only thing you want in case of an emergency. Blood 4 India serves as a bridge between donors and seekers of blood across India. You can register as a donor or someone seeking blood in emergency. you can also check the availability of the blood of a particular group near your area or anywhere in the country.
Plume Air Report
The festival of light is bound to increase the pollution levels in the country. If you are an asthma patient and wants to make sure that the smog has settled before you go out, you can install this app to get the real-time updates.
Plume Air Report informs you in real time about the pollution level of your city and how it will evolve in the next hours. It delivers tailor-made recommendations on the best time to do your favorite activity without getting overexposed to pollutants.
Emergency Numbers India
It's always better to have a digital directory of important phone numbers in your smartphone. This application has a full-fledged list that includes fire departments, police stations, banks, airways, railway enquiry, credit card enquiry and the list goes on. You can also make a call from within the application if you are too lazy to save contacts on their smartphones.