Anch’ioSegnalo is a APP available for iOS, Android and Windows devices that allows citizens to send alerts about dangerous situations around them (within the Sicilian territory) directly to the Control Room. The Control Room so to check their reliability and evaluate the need to intervene.

How it works

Anch’ioSegnalo in steps: user registration, login, type and sub-type of the event selection, event location, a description, at least a photo and the sending of the alert.


In order to be able to register you need to:

  • Allow the App to use GPS location and camera
  • Be within the the geographical boundaries of he platform, which include Sicily, minor islands, part of Calabria Region
  • Register on the platform,¬†after having accepted the terms of use and the privacy policy and the processing of personal data


In order to log in you need to:

  • Use as username the email provided when registering
  • Be within the Sicilian territory
  • Insert the password provided when registering
  • Now you can login with your Facebook or Twitter Account!

It is always possible to request a new password if the old one is lost/forgotten.


In order to send an alert you need to:

  • Select a type and a sub-type of the event you want to alert about
  • Have a working internet connection (better if 3G or LTE since the alert contains at least a photo)
  • Provide a description of the event
  • Take at least a photo that represents the event


What happens in the Control Room

When a new alert is received the control room performs a quality control on it. The quality index is a decimal number between 0 and 1, being 0 a poor quality alert and 1 a good quality one. The index value does not guarantee that the alert is actually useful for identifying potential events or enrich current events with additional information; the effective evaluation of the alert is entitled to the operator. The users that send several alerts with a poor quality could be excluded from the system and reported to the competent authorities.

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