SEN-Iot: A Smart Emergency Notification System Suitable for Developing Countries using Internet of Things

  • Olorunfemi Temitope Oluwaseun Department of Computer Science, Bowen University, Iwo, Nigeria.
  • Oloyede Oladimeji Department of Computer Science, Bowen University, Iwo, Nigeria.
  • Ojo Oluwafolake E Department of Computer Science, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria .
  • Oyeniran Excellence D Department of Computer Science, Bowen University, Iwo, Nigeria.
Keywords: Emergency notification system, IoT, Fire and Flood disaster


Research has shown that disaster effects on properties and lives can be drastically reduced through wide dissemination of information on the impending danger to people at the appropriate time. Generally, the emergency alert systems are usually proactive systems; they are meant to gather data in surrounding using the necessary tools, alert the specified listeners about an impending danger and gives suggestion on the necessary actions to be taken in each situation. In addition, some emergency alert systems also activate automatic responses. Furthermore, the integration of Internet of things (IoT) technology with emergency notification systems is rapidly attracting new discovery in this domain. In this paper, an effective smart emergency notification system named SEN-IoT was design using IOT technology. SEN-IoT was modeled to manage domestic hazard with a scope of water, fire and gas leaks; by creating an emergence notification and immediate response systems. The SEN- IOT was implemented using arduino, sensors and the GSM module. The system was tested for maintainability, functionality, efficiency, usability and reliability, and results revealed that SEN-IoT can effectively handle domestic hazard.


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Oluwaseun, O. T., Oladimeji , O., Oluwafolake E, O., & Excellence D, O. (2020). SEN-Iot: A Smart Emergency Notification System Suitable for Developing Countries using Internet of Things. International Journal of Computer (IJC), 39(1), 36-50. Retrieved from