PickMe Partners with A-PAD SL in Enhancing Search & Rescue and Relief Operations — Asia Pacific Alliance - Sri Lanka

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PickMe Partners with A-PAD SL in Enhancing Search & Rescue and Relief Operations

Sri Lanka’s mobile app-based taxi hailing service PickMe, a member of A-PAD SL launched their unique inapp features – SOS and AID. PickMe partnered with A-PAD SL in providing this service to the EOC call centre. A-PAD SL further introduced this app to the Sri Lanka Air Force for direct connectivity with the people in distress for Air Rescue.  Using PickMe’s SOS feature, Sri Lankans who were stranded during the adverse weather could click the SOS icon on their app, helping PickMe to identify the exact location of people with the help of GPS tracking. A-PAD SL launched their unique in-app-features- SOS and AID in PickMe App while providing the service to the EOC call center. Meanwhile, A-PAD SL introduced this service to the Sri Lankan Air Force for direct connectivity with the people in distress for air rescue. Using PickMe’s SOS feature, people who were marooned during the adverse weather could be easily identified by PickMe in their exact location with the help of GPS tracking.      

Using AID feature in the PickMe app, donors around Colombo and suburbs could handover their relief items to the PickMe who was present at the doorstep, rolled out the collected items and loaded at A-PAD SL premises.

A-PAD SL partnered with PickMe services for the worthy cause of delivering optimum contribution to the affected people at the earliest with the help of the technology which provided by the PickMe, saved the lives of many being victimized to the water.