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Training Materials
for Wireless-U Workshop

Our Mission
We are here to provide information about:

  • The disasters, both natural and manmade, and
  • A range of Emergency Communication Technologies –to help the disaster survivors and the responders in the way that they can choose the appropriate technology suitable to perform emergency rescue and recovery operations which enables the victims to recover from all the post disaster hazards as well as the responders can help to mitigate the disaster aftermath.
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What is an Emergency?
An emergency is any unexpected crisis that could cause serious injury or death, or seriously damage the infrastructure.

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Post Disaster communication
Disasters like tsunami, cyclone, tornado, hurricane, earthquake, flood or fire, both natural and manmade often cause serious injury or death and seriously damage the infrastructure like the buildings, transportation systems and utility careers which may cause the daily necessities unavailable to the community. So a communicatoin network should be available and accessible immediately after the disaster to support the post disaster rescue and recovery activities. This rescue operation is emergency for the disaster survivors to help alleviate their sufferings.

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Recent Emergency and Disaster Activities

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How dire climate displacement warnings are becoming a reality in Bangladesh

Two years have passed since extreme rains and flash floods inundated this fertile rice-growing re...


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As Afghanistan’s capital grows, its residents scramble for clean water

Twice a week, Farid Rahimi gets up at dawn, wraps a blanket around his shoulders to keep warm, ga...


South Sudan clashes, local aid partners, and a €500 million grant: The Cheat Sheet

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Madagascar measles, Venezuela aid, and a dodgy data deal: The Cheat Sheet

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