The Martin Agency, based in Richmond, Va, has partnered with Hala Systems to produce a social video, encouraging Syrian civilians to download Hala’s Sentry Syria app, which provides advance warning for air strikes near them launched or prompted by the Bashar al-Assad regime, reports MediaPost, which added that the AI-based technology” was covered recently in WIRED and is designed to provide civilians with critical minutes to find shelter before a strike.

“Hala is working with the White Helmets, a volunteer civil defense group in Syria to help deploy the system there.

“The video from Martin Agency is an animated short with subtitles that explains how anyone living in the country with a computer or a mobile phone can download the Sentry Syria app.”

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