After 1.5 years of presence in West Africa in response to the Ebola crisis, the ET Cluster demobilised on 31 December 2015.
Internet Service Provider: Airtel, Limeline, Afcom (point to point links);SpeedNet, Atlas (satellite providers).
Mobile operators: Airtel, Sierratel,Smart, Celtel, Africel.
Populations access to mobile network (%): 50%
VHF security telecoms Network: UNDSS
Dedicated UN/NGO channels: Channel 6 in Bo, Makeni, Koido, Port Loko, Freetown. 24/7 operation
Main power companies: National Power Authority (NPA), Bumbuna Hydro Power, Bo-Kenema Power.
UK Plug type. Volts 220-240
Autorithy: National Power Authority of Sierra Leone (NATCOM)
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.
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