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MUrgency
One global emergency response network
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Global, decentralized 9-1-1 emergency response

Guardian Circle is the first blockchain-based emergency response system that acts as an AMBER Alert-style warning for your own private network. The app alerts your designated circle of friends - or 'guardians' - if you need help so a trusted response team can organize to dispatch help closest to your emergency.

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Today, your Uber driver can locate you faster and more accurately than 9-1-1 can. Our 9-1-1 system, created in the time of landlines, is woefully antiquated. You're not nearly as well protected as you may think. In most cases, when you call 9-1-1, your mobile GPS location is not transmitted (Don't believe me?
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In situations where you aren't worried enough to call the police, but where you do want to reach out to a friend and say "something's not right here," freshly launched Guardian Circle has your back. The idea is simple: You add your friends and local contacts to an alert list on the app.
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Mapping rescue requests from Harvey victims

This map is populated by pulling tweets to rescue-related hashtags and accounts, parsing addresses, then geocoding them and putting them on a map so rescuers can locate people.

We are interested in doing whatever we can to provide location data to organizations that need it, either for current rescue efforts or recovery.

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Find or offer shelter during emergencies and evacuations 🏠🌀🔥

Harmany App helps connect people who either need to find or want to provide temporary shelter to others when it's needed during emergency and evacuation events.

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NPR.org
In addition to getting flashlights, bottled water and food, hurricane preparation these days includes stockpiling apps on your phone. For those in the path of Hurricane Florence in North and South Carolina, having the right apps can be lifeline during and after the storm.
Washington Post
June 1 When disaster strikes, it is our human instinct to help one another. What if we could help before and after, reducing hardship and suffering, by pressing just a few keys on our smartphones? Adam Huminsky, a businessman from North Carolina, has built the smartphone app Harmany to ease evacuation during disaster events like hurricanes, wildfires, and ai… See more
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