From the 15-17 May 2018, the Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) Plenary meeting, which is an annual gathering of ETC partners to discuss ongoing operations, key strategic developments and initiatives within the humanitarian ICT sector and other pertinent issues relating to the cluster, took place in Luxembourg.
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.
In support of the Refugee Emergency Telecommunications Sector (RETS) led by UNHCR in Niger, the Governement of Luxembourg deployed one emergency.lu kit in Diffa, supporting UNHCR and its partners.
Upon invitation of Christos Stylianides, European Commissioner in charge of humanitarian aid and crisis management, Dan Kersch, Minister of Interior and Romain Schneider, Minister for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs, have visited the «Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) » in Brussels.
During the visit, Dan Kersch and Romain Schneider formalized arrangements for emergency.lu to participate in the EERC.
The Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) is enabling hurricane-affected communities in Dominica to communicate with their families and friends, but also to access critical information and make better-informed decision on how to rebuild their lives.