Organization and planning are key to handling emergency situations in the most efficient way possible. It can be difficult to remember all the steps to keep people safe in the heat of the moment, and protocol can often get ignored. There isn’t always a way to predict when these natural disasters are going to occur, which is why having a solid plan in place beforehand is crucial. Allowing evacuees to self-identify takes a huge part of the process out of administrator’s hands and is an effective way to quickly gather data on who is safe, and who may need help.
A digital solution can make this process much simpler, by using personalized engagement technology to ensure everyone is kept safe and informed. Opting for an automated system instead of manually tracking information makes the evacuation process run much smoother and makes sure all the essential information is stored appropriately.
SimplyCast presents the Wildfire Evacuee Relief Notification use case. This makes use of QR code accessible landing pages, online forms, and a variety of digital communication tools to send vital information to those on the alert list. This method ensures alerts are seen, and the correct action is taken. This solution is intended to be used by communication administrators within relief organizations, and evacuees.
SimplyCast anticipated the need for a streamlined communication system in place when emergency scenarios occur. Time is of the essence, and it is vital to stay organized and keep everyone up to date. Sharing information on key resources can make all the difference, and ensuring you are contacting evacuees via a method they will receive is an important part of this process. There are just a few key steps for each person to follow, to ensure this runs efficiently.
Step 1- Administrators
If a wildfire occurs and citizens need to evacuate, the non-profit organizations involved need to keep everyone informed on the latest information. Sharing things like resources, and other critical information is simple when using online forms. The administrative team creates a form that is available to the public and allows anyone to sign up to be added to the alert list.
Step 2- Evacuees
The evacuee who is interested in being on the alert list simply has to scan a public QR Code and fill out the form. This will add them to the list and allow them to receive the information as it is sent out.
Step 3- Administrators
Administrators can launch new alerts as they are required, and the information will be instantly sent to those on the list.
Step 4- Evacuees
The person receiving the message can choose what platform they want to see notifications on (email, text message, phone call, etc.). This ensures they receive updates through the best mode of communication for their needs. Once they have seen the message, they can take any required action.
That’s all it takes to create an effective wildfire evacuee notification system and it’s only scratching the surface of what is possible when it comes to using digital technology to manage emergency responses.
The SimplyCast platform is a no-code platform that allows anyone to build and edit their solution. As a result, this solution is fully customizable, it can be tweaked or altered to meet the exact needs of every institution.
Don’t worry about scalability and security! SimplyCast is an ISO 27001:2013-certified company with data centers in the USA and Canada. This means we can assure you that your confidential data is safe on our secure server and the messages you transmit are completely encrypted. Our platform has the capacity to send 100,000+ messages every hour and allows 10,000+ concurrent sessions. We can also acquire additional gateways and servers if you need them.
Most importantly, we have a 99.5% minimum uptime. With our solution, you can have peace of mind.
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