FHFA Wants an App to Guide Employees During Emergencies - August 8, 2019
By Brandi Vincent, Nextgov
The Federal Housing Finance Agency wants a mobile app that provides instantaneous, in-hand instructions regarding what to do during active shootings and other dangerous situations, according to a recently released request for quotations.
The app will also be equipped with intuitive guides that can strengthen emergency response practices across the agency’s workforce. “The electronic guides will be used ... to facilitate understanding of the agency’s incident response training program and to ensure personnel are provided with a wide range of emergency scenarios and the appropriate steps to take to safeguard individuals, reduce the possibility of injury to persons and damage to FHFA Headquarters at Constitution Center,” FHFA officials said in the announcement.