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Evan mangy was one of the paramedics that responded to last month's devastating hotel attack in Nairobi twenty one people were killed in the twenty hour siege but of the thirty people badly wounded only two died partly thanks to a subscription phone service alone rich rescue what is the location of the mountains and the service is called a flare and it's being compared to uber for ambulances see in many western countries a centralized a dispatcher for first responders is taken for granted not so in Kenya so for a fee of twenty four dollars a year subscribers are given a hotline to call when they need medical help Alfa Mike flare finds the ambulance that can respond fastest like a regular dispatch center regardless of the city's many different ambulance companies as well as which hospital contest takes a , during the hotel attack the first player in B. once arrived in twelve minutes within an hour twenty were there services run by a tech start up called rescue dot C. O. Maria Rabinovich an American expectant one of the founders everybody sit back in Kenya was like you'll never get faster response have you seen the river traffic what you get from having location data of theirs funders in real time as well as %HESITATION information about traffic from things like the Google API you actually can send the direct respond or even if they're not technically the closest one they're the ones with the closest eighty eight Fleer was so effective during the attack that Nairobi police were feeding it information directly in the Australian embassy let them use its property as a staging area