In 2016, an Emergency Response System “ Enhance 911” was establish in Dominica under the Universal Service Fund. The Emergency Response System will provide Dominicans with a modern system that will allow Automatic Number Identification (ANI), a display of the caller’s location and supplementary data such as basic on-screen information on how to treat with common health emergencies such as heart attacks. This will help the dispatcher better serve persons and assign the most appropriate resource to the emergency. It is an integration system for emergency calls to the police, fire and ambulance services.
The system provided the following benefits :