Nina App gives Emergency Information in Germany

The warning app NINA (emergency information and news app) warns Germany far from danger, to request for your current location. The app is provided by the Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance (BBK).

Technical base for NINA is the modular warning system of the Federation (MoWaS). This is operated by BBK for nationwide warnings of civil protection. Since 2013, all the monitoring centers of countries and many already connected control centers of cities and municipalities can use the alert system.

Note: not all even warnings to local events are available. Please contact your district or your town, what options are used to warn the population there. sturmwarnung says to Inform yourself promptly about an impending storm or hurricane in Germany. On this page you will find all current information on the weather situation. Select your state for more information.

From unwetterwarnungen, there are two types of severe weather warnings: early warnings and acute warnings. Advance warnings (YELLOW) are issued up to 48 hours in advance if storms are possible in Germany, but changes in intensity, direction of train and / or in the course of time may still occur.

By NINA App you get:

• warnings of civil protection with recommendations for action
• Weather warnings of the DWD (Germany-wide for all county and towns)
• Flood information (in Germany at the state level)
• general emergency tips to help yourself and others to protect them from possible dangers.

By NINA You can select locations for which you want to receive alerts. These are on the table “My Places” displays. In the settings menu you can set how alert level you will be notified via push notification. Optionally, you can also receive alerts for your current location. Here no location data will be stored on our servers. Please note: In order to display location-based warnings correctly NINA must be able to determine your location. If reception is poor, it can lead to incorrect readings.

The danger area of ​​a warning message can be displayed in the map view. Flood information is currently published only at the state level. In the map all present warning messages are displayed, even if you have the place is not selected.

The emergency tips containing recommendations on issues such as floods, storms, power failure, fire and other dangerous situations. Find out how to prepare for such events. Also see behavioral evidence for the event that you are affected by an event. With the practical checklists get you started. will find all current warnings of storms for the districts in the respective federal states. Hurricane “Sabine” reaches Germany in a few hours. The north and west of the country will be particularly affected. The train advises against travel, flights could be canceled – and so can the school.

Permissions for Nina App

Read SD card and change content: The app has an offline mode to allow for the lack of Internet connection (after initial download) access to emergency advice and existing warnings and information. For this it is necessary to apply the offline content in the file system. The app reads no further data from your device.

Private Location: alerts for your current location are only possible with the use of GPS, WiFi and other Geolokalisierungsdiensten. Did you disables these services on your device, you can not receive location-based alerts.