The Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) is a global network of organizations that work together to provide shared communications services in humanitarian emergencies.

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Latest Updates


26 September 2016
Armed with pelican cases crammed full of equipment, a 10-person ETC response team officially deployed to ‘Sorland’ today, in support of the population affected by landslides, flooding and a category 3 hurricane.


Rome, Italy
18 October 2016 - 7:00 am GMT to 19 October 2016 - 3:00 pm GMT
Damascus, Syria
02 October 2016 - 12:00 pm GMT to 13 October 2016 - 2:00 pm GMT