Kenya receives support on emergency telecommunications and cybersecurity

Kenya receives support on emergency telecommunications and cybersecurity

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Republic of Kenya signed two agreements on 29 May 2015 on emergency telecommunications response and cybersecurity preparedness. On emergency telecommunications, ITU deployed 10 Iridium Satellite telephones through the Ministry of Information, Communication and…

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Emergency telecommunication equipment deployed to Micronesia

Emergency telecommunication equipment deployed to Micronesia

ITU deployed on 2 April 2015, emergency telecommunication equipment to the Federated States of Micronesia following the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Maysak which hit the islands on 30 March. The government declared a state of emergency on the islands…

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ITU forum explores the role of ICTs in disaster risk reduction

ITU forum explores the role of ICTs in disaster risk reduction

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) held a multi-stakeholder forum at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction on 15 March in Sendai, Japan, focusing on the use of ICTs for disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation and mitigation. The…

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