North Rhine-Westphalia tests mobile warning system

Thursday 19 February 2015 | 13:03 CET | News
North Rhine-Westphalia has launched tests of a mobile app for smartphones, teltarif.de reports. The app developed for iOS and Android is designed to send out urgent warnings in cases of flood, major fire, toxic smoke, bomb disposal or other hazardous situations across the country. The app will be tested for two weeks among about 200 subjects in Duesseldorf and Guetersloh before it will be launched nationwide. The app will enable the public to hear about dangers without any detour via the media. In the case of a severe accident, the central catastrophe headquarters sends out information and

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