Hurricane Irma: SitRep #1

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  • World Food Programme (WFP), the global Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) lead, has offered to support the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDMA) with Information and Communications Technology (ICT) assessments and deployment of Internet connectivity services where required, in support of Hurricane Irma response. WFP is coordinating response efforts of humanitarian ICT responders.
  • WFP has deployed its Regional IT Officer, Gabriela Alvarado, as ICT Coordinator.
  • WFP is looking at establishing two humanitarian hubs: Antigua (to cover the Eastern sector of the Caribbean islands) and Turks and Caicos Islands (to cover the Western sector).
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