myResponder is an application by SCDF to alert members of the public to nearby fire and medical cases, and thereby save lives and increase the survival rate for OHCA, as well as mitigate minor fires in the first few critical minutes.
It is a joint collaboration With GovTech (formerly IDA) under the Smart Nation Programme.
It has attained 12 awards for innovation & excellence since Apr 2015.
myResponder app (Medical Module)
Every second matters!
Chances of survival drop by 7% to 10% every minute without CPR intervention.
Bystander CPR doubles the survival rates.
We can improve the survival rate of cardiac arrest victims via:
- EARLY NOTIFICATION to SCDF 995 call centre through mobile phone geolocation;
- EARLY CPR by trained Community First Responders; and
- EARLY DEFIBRILLATION with publicly accessible AEDs.
myResponder app (Fire Module)
Each year, SCDF responds to more than 1,000 rubbish fires. These fires are small with no risk of spreading and can be easily put out by members of the public.
We can help to put out such fires by using extinguishing mediums such as containers of water or a
By putting out a minor fire, we can help prevent further damage and keep our neighbourhood fire safe.
This will also free up SCDF’s resources to attend to life-threatening cases.
Examples of successful cardiac arrest stories
Where do I download the “myResponder” App?
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