D911 App Connects People with Services They Need

D911 logoIn this episode we talk with Dan Francis from D911.org. This is an organization that created a mobile app to connect individuals on the ground after a disaster with the services and resources they need the most. From the D911 site:

The core operation of D911 is a mobile app that brings together the immediate citizen response, private business resources, and responding organizations in one place so that they can be quickly accessed and deployed when needed. With D911, survivors will have access to the help they need right when they need it most.

Dan details the beginnings of the organization during one devastating hurricane disaster. He also talks about how the app came to be and how it was used most recently during the hurricane response in Florida earlier this year.

This episode is hosted by Jamie Davis and Sam Bradley with Dr. Joe Holley from Paragon Medical Education Group.

Paragon Brings “The Experience”

Paragon Medical Education Group specializes in bringing what they call “The Experience” to jurisdictions around the country. They bring together police, fire, EMS, and hospital teams to train together and learn what to expect from each diverse group in the response team so that each knows what to expect from the other and how to back the other groups up. Visit Paragon’s site at ParagonMedicalGroup.com for more information on how this can be brought into your system.

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