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- DR Congo: Ebola Outbreak - Aug 2018
- DR Congo: Ebola Outbreak - May 2018
- DR Congo: Polio Outbreak - Feb 2018
- DR Congo: Floods - Jan 2018
- DR Congo: Landslide - Aug 2017
- DR Congo: Ebola Outbreak - May 2017
- West Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- DR Congo: Floods - Nov 2016
- Angola/DR Congo: Yellow Fever Outbreak - Jan 2016
- DR Congo: Floods - Nov 2015
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- The Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) continues to provide shared security telecommunications services to support humanitarian operations in the Kasai region, South Kivu and Tanganyika.
- Given the recent Ebola outbreak in Beni (North-Kivu), the World Health Organization (WHO), leading the Ebola response, has formally requested the support from the ETC to evaluate the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) needs in affected areas. The ETC conducted an assessment mission in North-Kivu jointly with WHO.
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 . ).