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Most read reports
- Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo: Disease outbreak news, 20 September 2018
- Democratic Republic of Congo: Ebola Virus Disease - External Situation Report 7
- 155 children left orphaned or separated from their parents in DRC’s latest Ebola outbreak
- Top 5 things to know about the violence in the Kasai region
- IOM DR Congo Migration Health Division: Ebola Response - North Kivu Situation Report 3 (01 -15 September 2018)
The Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) is providing shared security telecommunications services to support humanitarian operations in the Kasai region, South Kivu and Tanganyika. These services are available in Kananga and Tshikapa (Kasai-Occidental), Mbuji-Mayi (Kasai-Oriental),
Bukavu (South Kivu) and in Kalemie (Tanganyika).
The ETC carried out assessment missions in Sud Kivu and Tanganika provinces in May 2018 to evaluate evolving needs and adjust plans accordingly.
- Bukavu: du 7 au 9 mai 2018
- Uvira: 9 au 10 mai 2018
- Baraca: 10 au 12 mai 2018
- Uvira: 12 mai 2018
- Bukavu: 13 mai Participant
- JC Kibonge assisté des Technologies de l’information et des communications (TIC) focal points de Bukavu et de Kalemie pour chaque province respectivement.
The ETC Coordinator has left D.R.C. on 19 January 2018 and a new coordinator will be confirmed soon.
A funding application has been made to the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to further upgrade security telecommunications in Kasai, Sud-Kivu and Tanganyika provinces and will be forwarded to the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in New York for final approval.
The Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) was activated on 20 November 2017 under the leadership of the World Food Program (WFP) to provide shared Information and Communications Technology (ICT) services in the Kasai, Tanganyika and South Kivu regions.
The ETC conducted an initial ICT assessment, which stresses the urgent need in Kasai for security telecommunications for humanitarian staff conducting activities outside of urban areas.
• The Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) continues to provide vital security telecommunications and Internet connectivity services to the humanitarian community in 8x operational areas across Central African Republic (C . A . R . ).