Internet companies & public safety

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Can you picture yourself away from your social media accounts or your phone's apps for more than 2 days? Chances are you cannot.

Social media & internet companies are a big part of our life. Most of us use them daily, both for work and in our personal life.

These platforms have become such an important part of our everyday routine that it makes sense that they are also present when we find ourselves in an emergency.

Recent experiences in Europe have clearly proven that: responding to terrorist attacks, fires, earthquakes and other large crises showed the impact of companies like Facebook, Twitter and Waze in such situations.


But what services and technologies are available for emergency response organisations? And how can they harness the power of these platforms?

To answer these questions, EENA reached out to different internet companies and consolidated the information in this new case study document.

Take a look and find out examples, use cases, guidelines and recommendations about how emergency responders can use the technologies offered by big internet companies in crisis situations.

 

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EENA would like to thank all of companies that contributed to this document for their time and input.

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