MOBILE SMART EMERGENCY RESPONSE SYSTEM FOR JEDDAH CITY

  • Sahar Ahmed Al-Dhaheri Faculty of Computing and Information Technology, Department of Information Systems King Abdulaziz University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Jeddah
  • Amal Alhassan Faculty of Computing and Information Technology, Department of Information Systems King Abdulaziz University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Jeddah
  • Weam Alazahrani Faculty of Computing and Information Technology, Department of Information Systems King Abdulaziz University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Jeddah
  • Khadijah Alfadli Faculty of Computing and Information Technology, Department of Information Systems King Abdulaziz University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Jeddah
  • Dr.Maram Meccawy Faculty of Computing and Information Technology, Department of Information Systems King Abdulaziz University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Jeddah

Abstract

Responding to disasters and crises is a crucial role for the government to ensure the public safety of society. Responding lies in the counter of crimes of civil or disorders, providing the urgent medical care to injured or sick people, and providing relief of natural and manmade disasters. Despite ongoing attempts to improve emergency response systems in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, it still suffers from vulnerability.  With the current development of the technology and internet of things (IoT), it became necessary to apply these techniques for improving emergency response systems in Jeddah. In this paper, we present Jeddah Smart Emergency Response System (JSERS) as a solution to improve the emergency response system in Jeddah using smart city technologiesز First, we discussed the problems related to the response to accidents and disasters and their history in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, especially Jeddah. Consequently, we described the proposed solution, followed by the architecture of the system. Following by the opportunities and the challenges of system implementation are discussed. Finally, a list of suggestions that supports this system implementation and deployment is reported.

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Published
2017-09-15
How to Cite
AL-DHAHERI, Sahar Ahmed et al. MOBILE SMART EMERGENCY RESPONSE SYSTEM FOR JEDDAH CITY. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTERS & TECHNOLOGY, [S.l.], v. 16, n. 6, p. 6968-6976, sep. 2017. ISSN 2277-3061. Available at: <http://cirworld.com/index.php/ijct/article/view/6323>. Date accessed: 20 oct. 2017. doi: https://doi.org/10.24297/ijct.v16i6.6323.
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