On the 17th of June, senator for internal affairs and sports Frank Henkel and fire director of Berlin Wilfried Gräfling gave the start signal for the volunteer-system: ENSURE.
In order to evaluate the practicability, the project team of ENSURE in which HFC is involved conduct an extensive field test in Berlin till end of November 2016. In this time period, several test alerts under real conditions will triggered via the app. The possibility of successfully harnessing the potential of civilian ENSURE-volunteers will investigate as well as integrating them in rescue teams. Engaged citizens can download the ENSURE-app from the app store and can be a part in this research project.