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Wed, 06 Feb 2019 12:50 - Updated Wed, 06 Feb 2019 12:49

Ambulance hailing app helped keep Nairobi attack fatalities low Ambulance hailing app helped keep Nairobi attack fatalities low

On January 15th Kenya’s emergency services were scrambled to respond to an ongoing terror attack at the Dusit hotel complex in Nairobi.

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In some parts of the world, people take such a response for granted. But in much of Africa, there is no functional centralized 911-type response.

“I was scared but deep inside I knew that my presence there would help save people. Me arriving there with the ambulance, I knew that I would make a great change in rescuing people from that area,” said paramedic Kevin Maingi.Africa news

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