Chennai officials recently launched the Emergency Management and Research Institute’s (EMRI). For this service, 108 emergency ambulances are available and equipped with emergency equipment ranging from defibrillators to ventilators, to handle almost any emergency situation. The ambulances are also be equipped with GIS and GPS systems, which would help locate the geographical position of emergency scene and help the nearest ambulance reach the site in the shortest possible time.
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Melissa Lawrence, Rutgers Student Intern, VERTICES, LLC