The ETC provides the emergency response community with the communications services they need to operate effectively and efficiently, and to save lives.

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

Within 48 hours of activation, the ETC provides vital security communications services and voice and internet connectivity to assist the response community in their life-saving operations. Within four weeks, ETC services are expanded for continued emergency relief.

Type: 
Factsheet
Publication Date: 
09 July 2015
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