BEZVESTS.LV launches mobile app SOS Poga

Dec 15, 2022

BEZVESTS.LV, the only volunteer organization providing missing persons search in Latvia since 2009, has found 144 people in more than 2000 search operations.  They have a team of more than 180 volunteers, consisting of telephone center staff, a thermal camera group, cynologists with trained search dogs, divers, drone operators, and search instructors, group coordinators. 

BEZVESTS.LV, has recently launched a new free feature – the mobile application “SOS Poga" (Alarm Button). A resident of Latvia of any age is welcome to download it and, in case of danger activate and send an SOS signal to relatives and BEZVESTS.LV.

How does it work:

You need to download an app, sign up and designate one of your family member or friend as a confidante.

  • In case of an accident, open the application, hold down the SOS button for three seconds, and both the confidante and will receive the alarm.
  • Make sure that your phone an has internet connection.
  • BEZVESTS.LV and your loved ones will receive your geographical coordinates identifying your location, information about the battery level of your phone, and other relevant data that has been previously provided: for example, chronic diseases or allergies that can be life-threatening.

Where to find it:

How to use it:

Bezvests will be thankful for your help in promoting the mobile app to save people’s lives. Please feel free to forward the information about the Alarm Button app to your employees, colleagues and friends.

Donations will help the organization to become even more effective in search operations. Find out more about donation possibilities HERE

Contact Rasa Buša, Volunteer of BEZVESTS.LV to find out more about donation possibilities: or +371 29721513.

Donation details:
"BEZVESTS.LV", biedrība
Registration Nr. 40008147693
Skudru iela 4, Dreiliņi,
Stopiņu novads, LV-2130, Latvija
Bank: Swedbank
Account: LV50HABA0551041026819

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