This Emergency is no longer active.

Caribbean: Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Emergency type
Asset 681
Natural disaster

The ETC activities in the Caribbean are coming to an end soon. Following Hurricane Irma’s devastating trail through the Caribbean islands, the global Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) coordinated resources under the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency’s (CDEMA) lead. ETC partners Ericsson Response and the Government of Luxembourg deployed prepositioned team in the region to support internet connectivity services as requested by CDEMA, with additional ETC partners who were ready to deploy as required. 

Discussion forum regarding latest developments in the region


Funding status

Percentage received 34.20%
Required 1.90M$
Angel Buitrago
ICT Focal Point