4 Wi-Fi hotspots for the population
4,094 unique users
240 GB of data used by the population
3 Ambulant Wi-Fi operations
272 unique users
13 GB of data used by the population
18 calling operations
5 satphones strategically positioned in out-of-coverage parishes
Many villages on the east coast of the island of Dominica remain cut-off since the passage of Hurricane Maria over a fortnight ago. Télécoms Sans Frontières has been working to provide calls to families who have not had the chance to contact their relatives, and has to date successfully reached 604 beneficiaries.
Relatives are gathering around sites across the region where offices, schools and houses are no longer, in the hope that four days after the 7.1 Mw earthquake, their loved ones have managed to survive. As the search for survivors under the rubble in Mexico City and its surrounding areas continues, Télécoms Sans Frontières has commenced its route in the states of Morelos and Puebla to assist families and relief efforts.
Measuring 7.1 on the Richter Scale, Mexico's latest earthquake comes some 32 years to the day after the deadly quake of 1985. At present over 200 deaths have been reported, and considerable destruction observed across Mexico City and surrounding towns and villages.
A team from Télécoms Sans Frontières has been deployed in response to the disaster.
Hurricane Maria arrives in a context where several Caribbean islands are still working to respond to the devastation and anguish arising from Hurricane Irma earlier this month. Taking into account the impact that Maria has already had on the island of Dominica, Télécoms Sans Frontières is ready to respond.