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New emergency telecoms kit gets first test in South Sudan

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A WFP team in Bentiu, South Sudan, has just deployed one of the new emergency telecoms kits developed in partnership with the Luxembourg government as part of the emergency.lu project. It's the first time one of the kits - which can be assembled in one hour - have been deployed in a real emergency situation. The VSAT terminals will provide Internet services for aid workers in several locations in the region and will benefit the humanitarian community as a whole. Read the news release

 

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01/12/2012