Innovative mobile initiative brings emergency preparedness information to Indonesia

Innovative mobile initiative brings emergency preparedness information to Indonesia


Another exciting project collaboration was launched today by RLabs, JamiiX, MXit and the World Health Organisation (WHO). This innovative initiative brings emergency preparedness information to mobile phone users in Indonesia and surrounding parts of South East Asia. This is a campaign supported by the WHO to bring about change in the area of disaster stricken communities in need of safer hospitals.

Hence now Indonesians using MXit chat are able to access personal preparedness information, including what to do in the case of different natural disasters like floods, tsunamis, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and cyclones; how to prepare an emergency kit and how to plan for possible evacuation. This information is teamed up with facts on safe hospitals in disaster zones. People are urged to sign up on MXit and through a Facebook and JamiiX reaction tester, can help the campaign reach it’s 1 million supporter target – which also includes the likes of WHO Goodwill ambassador and international superstar Jet Li.

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