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All Updates

393 entries found
20 Feb 2017 description

Continuing conflict, compounded by natural disaster, has exacerbated Yemen's prolonged humanitarian crisis, rendering an estimated 21.2 million people in need of humanitarian assistance. Collapsed social infrastructure and basic services mean that millions of people have no access to healthcare, safe water and sanitation services.

19 Feb 2017 description

Highlights

  • The Haiti Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Working Group is preparing to roll out the radio rehabilitation project in four sites together with Internews.

  • The Haiti ICT Working Group has demobilized from all sites in line with its exit strategy. However, Internet connectivity services are still being provided to support the government in Jeremie and Les Cayes.

  • The Haiti ICT Working Group Coordinator is scheduled to leave the operation on 7 March.

15 Feb 2017 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

An estimated seven million people across Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states of Nigeria are in need of lifesaving assistance as a result of years of ongoing violence in the North-East of the country.

With telecommunications infrastructure having been severely damaged by the conflict, provision and restoration of communications services are required to support the response community.

15 Feb 2017 description

Highlights

  • Inter-agency Internet services were deployed on 12 February at the International Humanitarian Partnership (IHP) camp in Maiduguri.

  • The Emergency Telecommunications Sector (ETS) finalised the upgrading of the UN Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) Communications Centre (COMCEN) in Maiduguri and deployed a back-up COMCEN at the IHP base camp there.

  • The ETS delivered two radio training sessions in Maiduguri on 14 and 21 January to 37 staff from nine humanitarian organisations.

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Training

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01 Feb 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 30 Mar 2017 Training date: 15 Oct 2017 to 21 Oct 2017 World Food Programme, Emergency Telecommunications Cluster

OpEx Bravo is a large-scale inter-agency operational exercise designed to further advance emergency response capabilities of the global ICT humanitarian community.

01 Feb 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 28 Feb 2017 Training date: 10 Jun 2017 to 17 Jun 2017 World Food Programme, Emergency Telecommunications Cluster

Let's Comm Digital provides humanitarian ICT staff with the skills to plan, deploy and maintain DMR Digital radio infrastructure to an intermediate level.

The training course is targeted at humanitarian ICT staff who need skills in deploying DMR Digital radio infrastructure, and who already have a background in analogue VHF communications.

The 2017 session of this training will take place at the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) college in Revinge, Sweden, 10 - 17 June.

01 Feb 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 28 Feb 2017 Training date: 14 Jul 2017 to 24 Jul 2017 World Food Programme, Emergency Telecommunications Cluster

Let's Net provides humanitarian ICT staff with the skills to deploy, manage and support Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) Data and Voice services during emergency operations.