Tuesday, March 5, 2024

NGA 911 provides a briefing to the Metro Manila Council in Los Angeles on advanced and next-generation emergency response as well as disaster preparedness.

“NGA 911 provides cities and communities in the US and other countries with peace of mind through our advanced and next generation emergency response systems. We are happy to announce that this next-generation 911 technology is now in the Philippines and we are looking to save more lives and empower more communities by unifying all systems in the future.” ~Don Ferguson, NGA’s Chief Executive Officer
NGA 911 executives with Metro Manila Mayors

The Next Generation Advanced (NGA) 911 recently showcased its IP-based emergency communications system to a delegation from the Metro Manila Council and the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) during an educational tour at Westin Bonaventure, Los Angeles, California. NGA's CEO, Don Ferguson, and CFO, Ishka Villacisneros, welcomed the local government officials and briefed them on NGA's mission to enhance public safety and emergency response. They emphasized that NGA's technology and systems are already available, with infrastructure already established in the Philippines. The presentation included a demonstration of the advanced system's performance in various emergency response scenarios, featuring simulations of real crisis situations that highlighted the capabilities of NGA 911's next-generation technology developed in Los Angeles by the company.

Mr. Don Ferguson, NGA’s Chief Executive Officer

NGA 911 has ongoing deployments in Rizal, Pangasinan and Cagayan De Oro regions. These LGUs are now ready to provide the next-generation digital technology for emergency communication and public safety services that is used in the United States.

“We are partnering with NGA 911 to equip our public safety officers with a system that will enable them to provide immediate emergency assistance and help us adapt to the ever changing landscape of public safety.” ~Sidney Soriano, Morong Mayor

Among the Metro Manila mayors present in the event were San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora, Mayor Jeannie Sandoval of Malabon, Mayor Ruffy Biazon of Muntinlupa, Navotas Mayor John Rey Tiangco, Pasay City Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano, Mayor Ike Ponce of Pateros, Vice Mayor April Aguilar Nery of Las Piñas, together with CDRRMMO officers and MMDA official led by Usec. Frisco San Juan, Atty. Vic Trinidad, and Atty. Cris Saruca.

Ms. Ishka Villacisneros, NGA’s Chief Financial Officer

The NGA presentation was part of the educational tour of the Philippine delegation on Disaster Preparedness, Emergency Response in the US that also coincided with the Manila International Film Festival itinerary organized by the MMDA in Los Angeles, California.

As part of the educational trip, NGA facilitated a Los Angeles City Hall tour for the Metro Manila mayors who had the opportunity to interact and talk with the City of Los Angeles Deputy Mayors and city officials.

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