4 Bids on 911 Tender in El Salvador

Four companies submitted their bids for the project to modernize the 911 emergency system which is expected to be operational in October.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Prensagrafica.com published: "Among the demands made by the police corporation are the installation and integration of a call center, the placement of a Global Positioning System (GPS) on the entire vehicle fleet of the PNC (National Civil Police) that would show the exact location of the units at the time of emergency service and the installation of 50 surveillance cameras throughout the San Salvador metropolitan area; all with their respective monitoring centers in the 911 offices."

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Tender: Software for $5 million

October 2016

The Ministry of Government in Panama is putting out to tender the service of renovation and maintenance of the technological platform for the 911 system, for a period of 60 months.

Panama Government Purchase 2016-0-04-911-08-LP-003840:

C&W to Operate 911 Service in El Salvador

April 2011

Cable & Wireless has been awarded the $14 million contract to modernize the country's emergency telephone service.

Four companies had submitted bids for the 911 emergency number modernization project.

The project's requirements included the installation and integration of a call center, 50 security cameras for San Salvador, the capital city, and the fitting of a global positioning system (GPS) to the entire fleet of El Salvador's police (PNC) vehicles to enable their exact location to be pinpointed as they attend emergencies.

$85 Million to Handle Emergencies in Guatemala

May 2010

A fund will be created to improve disaster prevention and response, and to aid affected regions.

“The resources might only be used after a national emergency declaration or a in a state of Public Calamity. Both scenarios require a Presidential decree ratified by Congress”, reported Prensalibre.com.

El Salvador: $150 Million to Attend Emergency

November 2009

Funds loaned by IDB and the World Bank for social projects would be reoriented to cover the national emergency caused by Tropical Storm Ida.

They would be earmarked for road infrastructure, drinkable water systems, energy infrastructure, public health and agriculture.

"By unanimity, the members of the Treasury commission of the Assembly green-lighted reorienting $300 million in loans.

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