New Mobile Apps

In July, JIBC launched two new free iOS apps as part of our mobile learning initiative! We are happy to introduce you to:

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ESS2go
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Designed for ESS reception centre and group lodging team responders, this is an educational tool used to teach about planning and responding to emergencies and disasters – it may also be used for practical purposes. Create and store your team contacts, use function checklists, calculate number of meals for evacuees, plan for staffing needs, refer to guides/standards, plan with interactive maps, and more! All of the functions in the app with the exception of the interactive map, can be used without internet access.

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H
azardous Materials for Awareness Level Personnel: Focuses on recognition of a hazardous emergency, personnel safety, hazard assessment, and the notification of the emergency response team using safe, practical, defensive actions all of which are critical components required when dealing with a hazardous situation. The app is designed to prepare the user for certification at the NFPA 472 (2012) Awareness Level. The app may also be used as a resource for training or review purposes.

Don’t forget our first free iPhone app:

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ICS/IMS Glossary
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An educational resource provided by JIBC’s Emergency Management Division (EMD) for students and emergency management practitioners. The glossary is intended for education purposes only and does not necessarily contain all terms or definitions required by the end user.