The UMS Traveller Alert System grants message operators the capability to identify their own national travellers in a particular region to warn them in case of any geo-political emergency scenarios.
The message operator is typically the ministry of foreign affairs, and privacy of personal data is ensured at all times.
Using the system, authorities will also be able to provide local help, and better prepare for evacuation and rescue missions to locate;
- emergency shelters
- the Red Cross
- and other relevant assistance.
The instabilities around the world are ever growing. Extreme weather, conflicts and acts of terror have elevated global unpredictability affecting travellers worldwide. Naturally - with globalisation, people are now travelling more and to faraway destinations.
UMS Traveller Alert System can identify citizens travelling abroad to assist them before, during and after disasters by providing useful information and reliable guidance.
The UMS Traveller Alert solution provides travellers with confirmed alerts and notifications from their native country in their native language
The instabilities around the world are ever growing. Extreme weather, conflicts and acts of terror have elevated global unpredictability affecting travellers worldwide. Naturally - with globalisation, people are now travelling more and to more faraway destinations.
When a crisis situation occurs, important information often struggles to reach affected people. Both due to the difficulty in distinguishing who has been affected and having limited methods to alerting. Local authorities frequently find it difficult to handle these situations as language barriers is also a factor, especially for tourists.
In today’s digital era, information - both true and false - spreads in the blink of an eye. Hence, it has become essential that travellers are equipped with reliable knowledge to make well-informed decisions. Based on this knowledge, the UMS Traveller Alert system provides travellers with confirmed alerts and notifications from their native country, and in their own language.
UMS Traveller Alert receive real time data on the number of travellers on international roaming in any country
It does not require any registration, activation or maintenance on the citizens’ behalf. Alerts are sent directly to travelling citizens by SMS and allows recipients to respond back to the alert and to contact the authorities for any assistance required. Based on the responses received, the authorities can better plan coordinated actions.
Areas of use
- Guiding travelling citizens to embassies, hospitals, emergency shelters
- Evacuation and directions to safe assembly points
- Contact information of local authorities