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02 Feb 2018 description

As we begin a new year, there is no lull in the fighting in Syria yet, and civilians remain the first victims of this conflict. NGOs are also facing growing difficulties and restrictions on the ground. Télécoms Sans Frontières is no longer authorised to continue its mLearning program with displaced children from Azaz and Alsalame schools.

19 Dec 2017 description

Three months after the devastating passage of Hurricane Maria, the means of communication are only partially restored in some parts of the island. In the first 48 hours after the impact, TSF was on-site supporting the national authorities as well as the population throughout the emergency phase by providing satellite lines and Internet connections to the benefit of all civilians and local actors.

18 Dec 2017 description

Three months after the devastating passage of Hurricane Maria, the means of communication are only partially restored in some parts of the island. In the first 48 hours after the impact, TSF was on-site supporting the national authorities as well as the population throughout the emergency phase by providing satellite lines and Internet connections to the benefit of all civilians and local actors.

13 Nov 2017 description

Territorial control in Syria has changed many times since the country's uprising began more than six years ago. The evolution of the powers at play has a direct impact on the work of humanitarian actors.

Regardless of the challenging circumstances, TSF has been providing unwavering support to the medical sector, enabling the operations of the people who risk their lives attempting to save those of others.

09 Nov 2017 description

Territorial control in Syria has changed many times since the country's uprising began more than six years ago. The evolution of the powers at play has a direct impact on the work of humanitarian actors.

Regardless of the challenging circumstances, TSF has been providing unwavering support to the medical sector, enabling the operations of the people who risk their lives attempting to save those of others.

02 Nov 2017 description

With 127 confirmed deaths and over 1,800 registered cases since August, the plague is sweeping across certain regions of Madagascar. Whilst progress has been made in response to the outbreak, the sustainability of ongoing operations remains critical, and Télécoms Sans Frontières is participating in raising local awareness on this fatal epidemic.

23 Oct 2017 description

The Caribbean region has suffered through some of the most devastating months in its history, with Hurricanes Irma and Maria successively causing widespread desolation across a number of exposed island nations and territories

14 Oct 2017 description

Key Figures

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

910 beneficiaries

5 satphones strategically positioned in out-of-coverage parishes

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06 Oct 2017 description

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.

22 Sep 2017 description

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.

20 Sep 2017 description

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.

20 Sep 2017 description

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.

19 Sep 2017 description

Télécoms Sans Frontières deployed a team to the Dominican Republic on 18th September in preparation for Hurricane Maria.

With maximum sustained wind speeds of up to 140 kts (259 km/h), Maria wreaks havoc in the wake of Hurricane Irma, making landfall in the Caribbean on 18th September at 1800 hrs UTC.

In the Dominican Republic, TSF has participated in a coordination meeting with the Emergency Operations Centre (COE) and dispatched satellite phones to its workers to ensure immediate communications capacity in the minutes following the passage of Maria.

12 Aug 2017 description

TSF at the heart of Africa’s biggest refugee crisis

05 Jul 2017 description

President's message

20 Mar 2017 description

CONTEXT

Formé dans l'océan Indien, le cyclone Enawo (catégorie 4) a frappé le 7 mars 2017 les côtes nord-est de Madagascar, dans la région d'Antalaha, accompagné de pluies diluviennes et de vents soufflant en rafales jusqu'à 290 km/h.

Il a le lendemain touché Antananarivo, la capitale située en plein centre de l'île, avant d'être reclassé par les services météorologiques en "dépression tropicale" puis de quitter le territoire malgache.

21 Feb 2017 description

Syria Crisis: Digital support for schools at the heart of the conflict

For over 6 years, Syrian children have been going through the worst humanitarian crisis in the modern world, to such an extent that its consequences go far beyond the country's frontiers. As the civil unrest continues to shake Syria, more and more children have no choice but to abandon their schooling. Whilst many have sought refuge outside of the country, over 30% (representing some 1.75 million children) remain out-of-school within Syria.

19 Dec 2016 description

We have all seen the images in the media. The death toll is rising in Aleppo as the days go by, whilst those who do manage to survive incessant bombing fight to flee the city.

In Syria since 2012, TSF connections in Aleppo have also fallen victim to the air strikes - the three connections initially set up for medical assistance in the city have been destroyed by bombs over the past few months.

22 Nov 2016 description

Under the fumes of the burning oil fields surrounding Mosul and violent combats just a few miles away, TSF's team in Iraq has set up internet via VSAT for the humanitarian community in the town of Qayyarah.

31 Oct 2016 description

As pro-government forces are edging closer to the centre of Mosul, the humanitarian community is working around the clock to prepare for the mass population displacement that is likely to ensue.

TSF has deployed a team from its Asia/Pacific base to the heart of the crisis in Iraq, where 17,610 people have fled the Mosul district and its surrounding areas since the beginning of the offensive of 17th October.

TSF will be working to carry out assessments in the coming days and will adapt its response according to the findings on the ground.