Press release: ITU deploys emergency communication equipment in Vanuatu

Bid to coordinate relief efforts in aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Pam

Geneva, 26 March 2015 – ITU deployed emergency telecommunication equipment to Vanuatu following the devastation caused by Cyclone Pam, a category 5 tropical storm which hit the archipelago on Friday, 13 March.

ITU dispatched 40 satellite phones, 10 Broadband Global Area Network terminals and 35 solar panels to the Island nation to support relief coordination efforts.

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