Critical event management vendor Everbridge has announced a partnership with the COP26 World Climate Summit to present on the contributions of national early public warning solutions and critical event management technology to unlocking resilience as a climate adaptation measure.
Everbridge’s technology supports the United NationsSustainable Development Goal 13and17by bridging the last mile of theHydrometchain for public safety organisations, aiding the UN’s efforts to ensure that ‘by 2025 all countries have the capability for effective, authoritative emergency alerting.’
Everbridgeendorsedthe collective efforts of theInternational Federation Of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies,International Telecommunication Union andWorld Meteorological Organisationas part of the 'Call to Action on Emergency Alerting'.
Dr John Maedaand Chief Communications OfficerJessica Deckingerwill showcase global examples of the critical advantages of software technology for minimising loss and damage as organisations adapt to extreme climate events.
At COP26 in Glasgow, Everbridge executives will discuss how data-driven indicators and software communications can unlock organisational resilience by helping to identify risk at a hyper-local level, warn people of extreme climate threats, and reduce loss and damage to governments and business.
In line with theHydromet Gap Report 2021(from 8 July, 2021), byThe Alliance for Hydromet Development“the rapid advances in technology such as the next-generation smart hybrid public warning systems which combine cell broadcast and location-based SMS with situational awareness allow governments to give specific messages to target populations located in the area before, during, and after a disaster.”
Dr Maeda will share insights related to Everbridge’s support of governments, helping to ensure the public safety of citizens, and how corporate leaders from insurance, retail, healthcare and others actively plan forenterprise resilience.
James is the Editor of GovX Digital, and has been covering digital government and public sector reform for 20 years. He also oversees the development of the agenda for the UK's biggest public sector transformation conference.