Twilio.org Rapid Response Kit
Learn more about the open source Twilio-powered apps you can quickly build, deploy, or integrate voice and messaging apps. From emergency response to community organization, you can find the communications tools for any situation.

This open source kit has a variety of ready-to-go apps including:

Ringdown
Organizer calls a Twilio number which sequentially calls a list of people until connecting organizer with the first available.

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Town Hall
Organizer calls a Twilio number which then dials a list of defined people. Individuals who pick up are dropped into a conference call.

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Volunteer SMS Broadcast
Send one-way communication blast to a group of numbers.

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Simple Helpline
Set up your own interactive voice response with the option for callers to press a number for information or to connect to a pre-determined agent.

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Projects in motion
Explore open source solutions from the community. Find simple but powerful apps to fully built solutions for emergency disaster relief.

Click-to-Call Over Wifi
When phone lines are down or over-burdened, use this web app to dial family on your computer. Used during the Boston Marathon tragedy.

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Cityvoice
A place-based call-in system for gathering and sharing community feedback. See live at: cityvoiceapp.com. Built by Code for America Fellows.

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Preparedly
Notifications around an emergency based on location, nested within Preparedly, a wildfire preventative app. Built by Code for America Fellows.

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Text Messaging Helpline
Allow those seeking help to send a text message to your helpline, which plugs into a CRM for contact management. Used by Polaris Project, who manages the National Human Trafficking Hotline.

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