Inactive
ETC Activities: 

After 1.5 years of presence in West Africa in response to the Ebola crisis, the ET Cluster demobilised on 31 December 2015.

Country Profile: 
Internet

Internet Service Provider: Airtel, Limeline, Afcom (point to point links);SpeedNet, Atlas (satellite providers).

Phone/Mobile

Mobile operators: Airtel, Sierratel,Smart, Celtel, Africel.

Populations access to mobile network (%): 50%

Radio

VHF security telecoms Network: UNDSS

Dedicated UN/NGO channels: Channel 6 in Bo, Makeni, Koido, Port Loko, Freetown.  24/7 operation

Power

Main power companies: National Power Authority (NPA), Bumbuna Hydro Power, Bo-Kenema Power.

UK Plug type. Volts 220-240

Regulations

Autorithy: National Power Authority of Sierra Leone (NATCOM)

Early Warnings

Risk factors: rainy season, which makes field operations more difficult in Ebola affected communities and will likely bring additional diseases like malaria that have similar symptoms to Ebola.

Events

WFP office, Freetown
30 August 2017 - 12:00 pm GMT
Zoom
23 August 2017 - 2:30 pm GMT