Internet Education and Research Laboratory (intERLab), AIT participated in the first Thailand Networking Group (THNG) camp from 5-7th March, 2010, held in Khao Yai National Park and supported by Thai Network Information Center (THNIC) Foundation. About 60 Thai students from local college and universities participated in the program. The motto was “IT networking for Emergency Response”. The objective of the camp was to promote the application information technology (IT) for Society and develop the young generation to use IT for social welfare.

WirelessU: "Wireless Internet-Emergency Network"

Internet Education and Research Laboratory (intERLab), AIT supported by the Information Society Innovation Fund (isif.asia), the State Ministry for Research and Technology of Indonesia (RISTEK Indonesia) and the National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC), Thailand organized “WirelessU: Wireless Internet-Emergency Network” Workshops held on 12-16 October 2009 at the AIT Conference Center. The participants were from Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Indonesia and Nepal, Bangladesh and Thailand with different backgrounds.




Nepal Earthquake and DUMBO Deployment


7.8 magnitude of earthquake hit Nepal’s Central Development Region including the capital city Kathmandu on 12th of April, 2015. The massive quake and the hundreds of aftershock altogether snatched the lives of more than 8,800  and injured over 16000 peoples. It destroyed over 5 hundred thousand houses, hundreds of temples and well preserved world heritage sites. It is believed the worst any natural disaster that struck Nepal since the 1934 earthquake.



A deadly tropical cyclone Nargis, which occurred over the Bay of Bengal, hit Myanmar on May 02, 2008. It  devastated five divisions and states - Yangon, Bago, Ayeyarwaddy, Kayin and Mon. Ayeyarwaddy and Yangon sustained the heaviest casualties and infrastructural damages. Affected coastal towns in the southwestern Ayeyarwaddy division include Haing Gyi Island, Pathein, Myaungmya, Laputta, Mawlamyinegyun, Kyaiklat, Phyar Pon, Bogalay etc. 

The next day of the disaster, the Myanmar government declared  five divisions and states as natural-disaster-hit regions a day after the cyclone hit the country. According to official figures, 84,500 people were killed and 53,800 went missing. A total of 37 townships were significantly affected by the cyclone. 

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