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 010  Voluntar DRM

 Environment for Romania: 
A mobile app for requesting help in the field and for managing volunteers 

 Solution is live 

The lack of centralized collection of data on specialist volunteers and the lack of an alert and allocation system in areas where they are needed will lead to uneven intervention efforts in emergency situations. Voluntar DRM is a mobile application for the Emergency Situations Department that connects to the DSU volunteer database and allows intervention teams to validate the identity of a volunteer offering help in the field, add spontaneous volunteers to the system, allocate them to intervention areas and request specialized help through SMS alerts sent to registered volunteers. The application is available both online and offline and can only be used by intervention teams.

Solution adopted by the World Bank

Administered by: The Department of Emergency Situations (DSU)

Having such an app is a dream, there are few countries that have this and it is a welcome thing for any intervention coordinator. It will be very helpful, I thank those who contributed to its development.

Raed Arafat
The Department of Emergency Situations

Source Code

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