Davao City Central 911 Emergency Response Center
Country of Operation
- Davao City Government with Davao Light and Power CorporationGovernment
- Ateneo de Davao UniversityNot-for-profit
Target income level
- Bottom 20%
- Lower-middle income (20-40%)
- Middle-income (40-60%)
- Higher middle-income (60-80%)
- High-income (80-100%)
SummaryThe Emergency Computer-Aided Dispatch (ECAD) system developed by Davao Light allows Central 911 to immediately locate the origin of emergency calls.
Key program components
Central 911, short for Central Communications and Emergency Response Center, is the country’s first fully integrated emergency response service using GIS Technology. Davao Light’s light posts are used to locate emergency cases and used as markers for the ambulance in rural areas. It was established in 2002 and is patterned after the United States 911 system.