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Using digital applications to increase preparedness and resilience to disasters for population

Project background

During the last years, digital communication has become a mandatory way to deliver critical information to both professionals involved in emergency procedures, people and victims affected by disasters.

The CEMEC is able to coordinate a team of experts to design and to implement a project 2019 with the objective to produce one or more applications (max three) for smartphones android, able to help people before, during and after a disaster.

Production of smartphone application to help people in case of technological (Chemical and Biological) disasters ( safe aspect) and implementation of care aspect.

Expected results

Expected results year 1

European Center for Disaster Medicine - San Marino : Spread the culture of managing an emergency by allowing easy access if needed
  • Educate people in emergency situation
  • Inform them what to do in case of emergency and waiting for the rescue services 
  • Manage the emergency situation without using language information
Increase the “sense of security” in the people
CEMEC TESEC ICOD BeSafeNet

European Center for Disaster Medicine - San Marino



Deliverables year 1

The project will be completed with all the necessary information for  website and APP.
The App will be developed in twelve different languages and integrated with new emergency situations. The graphic layout will be reviewed with explanations for each emergency situation to be used also for tourists and for the population: 
  • Possibility to choose what kind of emergency (police,health service,fire dep.) three different buttons
  • Multi-language information(12 or more languages) 
  • Animated cartoons to explain better what to do in case of emergency
  • Possibility to choose “care situation” or “safe situation” 
  • Indication of the seriousness of the situation(red,yellow or green circle around the cartoons)
  • Geolocalization (optional) 
  • Direct connection with emergency service(112 or other) 
  • Connection with map(through Google Map) for local hospital or emergency services 
  • Possibility to send photos or video of emergency situation
  • Additional information or links near the cartoons
Objective: Designing and validating all cartoons for all emergency situations.

Method: teamwork by emergency medicine experts of CEMEC and of Partner 1

Timing: 2 months

Deliverable: cartoons for all emergency situations developed

Objective: Designing and validating all cartoons for all emergency situations.

Method: teamwork by emergency medicine experts of CEMEC and of Partner 1

Timing: 2 months

Deliverable: cartoons for all emergency situations developed


Activities year 1

Global coordination of all activities needed: designing the knowledge content of cartoons, producing cartoons (graphically), designing the App’s structure, producing the App, testing the App, circulate info about the App by the Internet and by the Social networks.

European Center for Disaster Medicine - San Marino



Deliverables year 1


The project will be completed with all the necessary information for  website and APP.
The App will be developed in twelve different languages and integrated with new emergency situations. The graphic layout will be reviewed with explanations for each emergency situation to be used also for tourists and for the population: 
  • Possibility to choose what kind of emergency (police,health service,fire dep.) three different buttons
  • Multi-language information(12 or more languages) 
  • Animated cartoons to explain better what to do in case of emergency
  • Possibility to choose “care situation” or “safe situation” 
  • Indication of the seriousness of the situation(red,yellow or green circle around the cartoons)
  • Geolocalization (optional) 
  • Direct connection with emergency service(112 or other) 
  • Connection with map(through Google Map) for local hospital or emergency services 
  • Possibility to send photos or video of emergency situation
  • Additional information or links near the cartoons
Objective: Designing and validating all cartoons for all emergency situations.

Method: teamwork by emergency medicine experts of CEMEC and of Partner 1

Timing: 2 months

Deliverable: cartoons for all emergency situations developed

Objective: Designing and validating all cartoons for all emergency situations.

Method: teamwork by emergency medicine experts of CEMEC and of Partner 1

Timing: 2 months

Deliverable: cartoons for all emergency situations developed


Activities year 1


Global coordination of all activities needed: designing the knowledge content of cartoons, producing cartoons (graphically), designing the App’s structure, producing the App, testing the App, circulate info about the App by the Internet and by the Social networks.

European Centre of Technological Safety - Ukraine



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Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Insular Coastal Dynamics - Malta



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European Centre for Disaster Awareness - Cyprus



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