ICT training for ECHO technical staff
At the request of the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Service, TSF shared its know-how in emergency telecommunications with technical and logistic experts at its operational base in Bangkok.
2012 - 2014
International Workshop - Enhanced Response Capacity
TSF organised a capacity building programme to strengthen the humanitarian response system through the optimal use of technologies
Bangkok Floods
The northern suburbs of Bangkok are under water. TSF evacuated its regional base and set up telephony operations in neighborhoods where the network had been affected.
Thailand Floods
The heavy rains in the autumn of 2010 caused major floods in southern Thailand and northern Malaysia. A TSF team deployed to the Hat Yai province, where water levels had reached 3m, to assess the state of communications networks. TSF supported relief efforts as well as the local population.
2010 - 2011
Enhanced Response Capacity in Asia and Americas
Between August 2010 and February 2011, TSF trained 102 staff members from organisations and humanitarian agencies in Asia and Central and Latin America to improve effective use of telecommunications service in emergency situations.
2009 - 2011
ICT in the fight against malaria
TSF developed an information system to facilitate pregnant women's access to malaria treatments on the Burmese border.
2009 - 2010
Enhanced Response Capacity
In July and August 2009, in partnership with the European Commission, TSF led an emergency telecommunications training programme for 40 representatives of humanitarian organisations from 8 Asian countries and 4 Central American countries vulnerable to natural disasters
2006 - 2018
Thailand/Myanmar/Colombia/Peru/Panama/Costa Rica/Mexico/Chile/Indonesia/Ecuador
UNDAC & ASEAN coordination and assessment capacity reinforcement
Within the framework of operational partnerships with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN), Télécoms Sans Frontières is the go-to organisation for providing technical expertise and training workshops on the application of emergency telecommunications in the humanitarian context.
Floods in southern Thailand
On 25th November 2000, southern Thailand experienced the worst floods in 12 years which left 53 dead and one million affected in ten of the fourteen provinces of the country. TSF supported the Thai population and relief organisations.