Most frequent questions and answers
WHAT IS ALATPRES
Alatpres is a B2C2B public safety emergency notification and disaster management app that focuses on fast and reliable sharing of safety alerts across different pre-configured levels of response. The solution promotes partnership between communities and public safety teams and provides inter-agency communication to ensure coordinated response to any public safety incident. The solution also generates reports and insights for users to enable critical decision making.
WHO IS IT FOR?
The solution is designed for individuals, community policing groups, learning institutions, business entities, first-response providers, government agencies and other public safety teams
What does Alatpres aim to achieve?
As a social-Tech, Alatpres aims to promote a pro-active and collaborative culture to public safety management in ways that societies will be Safer, Connected and Digitally Empowered
What is an ‘Alat’?
An Alat is simply an Alert/message sent on Alatpres to other users. Alats can be in form of a text, photo, document or audio recording.
What is the ‘Response Providers Database’ for?
This is a collection of response providers available on Alatpres. It allows users to effortlessly find and get information about first-response providers within their locality. This includes info on their Alatpres ID, nature of response services they provide, contact info etc. The database is also conveniently accessible during group level configurations.
What is the Integration menu all about?
Alatpres offers a seamless partnership channel for public safety teams/agencies with existing digital solutions to integrate their solutions with Alatpres APP. This allows our users to directly access their solution and get their services within the App. An API is all we need and you are on boarded. Email us on email@example.com for more details.
How can i invite friends to join Alatpres?
Alatpres allows you to send a download link to your friends via several messaging channels such as SMS, WhatsApp, Telegram, Email etc.
Can I use Alatpres on my iPhone?
No. Currently Alatpres is only available for Android devices.
What is a Response Team/Provider?
This can be an individual, group of individuals, an organization or government agency providing any form of first-response or public safety service. This can be but not limited to Private security firms, government security agencies & departments, medical teams, community
WHAT IS AN “RG”?
‘RG’ is an abbreviation for a Response Group. It is a group of people from but not limited to the police, first-response teams, local leaders community policing teams and residents who come together to identify, share and solve public safety issues in their locality. RGs can be formed at homes, workplaces, residential areas & estates, business entities…virtually everywhere for easy sharing of public safety intelligence and incidences as they happen as well as prompting quick response and other complimentary support
Is there a limit on the number of RGs I can create?
No. Alatpres allows users to create as many RGs as they can. However, you must upgrade to the PRO plan to create RGs depending on one’s safety needs. You can for-instance have a family RG, workplace RG, your business RG…
Can I be a member of someone’s’ RG
Yes. You require to have the RG’s unique ID and go to ‘Join RG’ menu and input the RG’s ID and request to join. One is automatically joined to open groups upon request while approval to join is required for closed groups