911 emergency calls.
What it does
An app where refugees can request help with a single click of a button in distressed situations and sends their location and name to a refugee agency who can provide an emergency response.
How we built it
A react app on using a firebase backend and sends messages using the twillio api
Accomplishments that we're proud of
Getting firebase and twilio api to work nicely together and getting geolocation working
What we learned
The twilio api is easy to use
What's next for distress.space
Connecting to the refugee and refugee agency community.