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.
In 2017 Let’s Net Training took place in Echterach, Luxembourg. The course was attended by 12 participants from 6 organisations and was organised by World Food Programme, emergency.lu and Ericsson Response.
After six years of response in South Sudan, the Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) demobilised its services. Over the operation’s lifespan, the ETC provided services in 23 humanitarian sites, to over 5,000 humanitarians from more than 200 organisations.