Something is in the air when it comes to really awesome technologically and/or socially innovative ideas that support emergency management. Just this week alone, DEM was involved in three very exciting “Demo” events:
- DEM was invited to the White House Innovation for Disaster Response and Recovery Demo Day where we were thrilled to announce the launch of City72, an open-source emergency preparedness platform modeled after our own SF72 that is designed specifically for local governments and provides the information and resources to create a customized City72 site for any city or region (for more about City 72, read on).
- While at the White House, we also announced our formalized partnership with AirBnB to help facilitate temporary housing should they arise during an emergency (for more about the DEM-AirBnB partnership, read on).
- During the San Francisco Entrepreneurship in Residence Demo Day DEM was joined by the company Regroup to showcase a project linking…
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