A woman in a black jacket makes a cellular call on her mobile phone.
A red balloon is visible in the background, indicating a holiday such as
Valentine's Day. Perhaps the woman is checking in with a friend or
loved one, to confirm a special gift choice.
In 2019, there will be 5 billion mobile phone users, yet annually 3,000 extreme weather events cause thousands of deaths globally. Read how mobile apps can reduce damage and death in the age of increasing natural disasters.
By Neil Yeoh, Contributor. Forbes. Thursday, 23 May 2019 10:00:00 +0000.