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State and local governments need to be proactive in their response and recovery to events impacting the public that range from severe weather, active shooter, and hazmat situations to occurrences such as heat advisories, rolling blackouts, large-scale gatherings, protests and construction projects. These events require information to be shared with residents, visitors and emergency personnel, over any device, providing the confidence that critical information like evacuation routes, lockdowns, or road closures reach recipients immediately.
“A critical part of any emergency response is the ability to disseminate accurate information in a timely manner. Our dedication to public messaging is at the forefront of our mission to connect with every individual we serve, providing them life-saving information before, during, and after an emergency,” said
“Our partnership with Everbridge allows us to communicate effectively with New Yorkers during difficult times. This held true during COVID-19, where our Notify NYC team developed a text alert short code in both English and Spanish to provide individuals with a streamlined method of receiving critical information about the pandemic. This crucial messaging continued through heat emergencies and Tropical Storm Isaias. We are grateful for the opportunity to work with Everbridge’s first-class team and remain committed to providing New Yorkers with the essential information they need no matter the challenge or emergency.”
Continued Mayor Bhalla, “With an unusually active hurricane season ahead of us, we’ve renewed that commitment. Our number one priority is keeping our people safe by providing them access to real-time public information when they need it most. Our partnership with Everbridge allows
Cities, counties and municipalities across the
- Deploy a population-wide opt-in means for the public to receive critical updates and information via their mobile device – provide communities with a quick and easy-to-implement, opt-in solution for citizens to text a keyword or zip-code to an established SMS short-code.
- Contribute to a risk data sharing network that connects the public sector with the private sector – enable government agencies, hospitals, universities, airports, and local businesses to share life-saving information to respond quicker to emergency situations.
- Leverage pre-established communications templates – empower government agencies to send more complex emergency notifications quickly and at scale to over 100 different modalities.
- Execute special/functional needs registries – identify at-risk citizens during an emergency to ensure high-priority individuals (i.e. nursing homes, hospitals) receive specialized care.
- Create incident zones by geographic location – trigger mobile emergency alerts from government authorities when an individual travels into, or returns back to, an area designated as an active critical event.
- Maximize outreach with robust database of contacts – to complement opt-in databases, emergency officials turn to the Everbridge Resident Connection database – a robust database of landline, voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) and cellular business and residential contacts to reach the greater population with more confidence.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact how municipalities navigate the public’s return to work, return to school, and return to public spaces, many cities now face the impact of an extremely active hurricane and wildfire season.
Current wildfires in areas grappling with the COVID-19 virus present unprecedented threats for firefighters, emergency managers and the public, particularly when it comes to evacuations. Cities such as
“As we head into wildfire season, we are focused on prepping the public to create an emergency plan and listen to authorities,” explained
As hurricane season continues, dozens of cities from
“Emergency Management and Public Health officials are working tirelessly around the clock since this pandemic broke out,” said
To bolster Florida’s ongoing hurricane preparedness efforts, the
Everbridge supports population-wide alerting in 11 countries across
Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG) is a global software company that provides enterprise software applications that automate and accelerate organizations’ operational response to critical events in order to Keep People Safe and Businesses Running™. During public safety threats such as active shooter situations, terrorist attacks or severe weather conditions, as well as critical business events including IT outages, cyber-attacks or other incidents such as product recalls or supply-chain interruptions, over 5,300 global customers rely on the company’s Critical Event Management Platform to quickly and reliably aggregate and assess threat data, locate people at risk and responders able to assist, automate the execution of pre-defined communications processes through the secure delivery to over 100 different communication devices, and track progress on executing response plans. The company’s platform sent over 3.5 billion messages in 2019 and offers the ability to reach over 550 million people in more than 200 countries and territories, including the entire mobile populations on a country-wide scale in
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