Dataminr’s Crisis Response program is now supporting nonprofits on the frontline of crises
On August 14, 2021, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, killing more than 2,000 people and injuring nearly 13,000 more. Hundreds of thousands of homes and key infrastructures were destroyed across the country. First Alert delivered early, real-time, breaking news alerts on the event and its aftershocks, providing critical information to first responders and emergency personnel and allowing them to accelerate relief efforts.Read More
Unpredictable weather events, including earthquakes, hurricanes and floods, create unexpected emergencies. First Alert delivers the earliest alerts to first responders when disasters strike.
On September 27, 2021, an explosion at a chemical plant in Sulphur, Louisiana injured six people. During the industrial accident, the plant was offline and undergoing planned maintenance. First Alert's earliest alert was almost four hours ahead of major news reports, helping emergency personnel accelerate their response time.Read More
First Alert notifies first responders about critical events as they're happening, minimizing response time and enabling them to act quickly and confidently.
On June, 24, 2021, a high rise condominium partially collapsed in Surfside, Florida, causing numerous fatalities. First Alert alerted on the incident 38 minutes ahead of major news reports, enabling first responders to swiftly begin search and rescue efforts.Read More
Between July 13-15, 2021, heavy rains in Germany resulted in catastrophic flooding that led to the evacuation of hundreds of people, property damage and almost 200 deaths. First Alert delivered one of the earliest alerts on evacuated and missing people, enabling first responders to respond as quickly as possible.
[First Alert's notifications] are often the first we know about breaking events, giving us crucial lead time to respond.
[First Alert] has been crucial time and again for rapid response to crises affecting New Yorkers.