Disaster response Algeria

Boumerdes Earthquake

2003
Published on May 22, 2003 12:00 AM  -  Updated on Jul 09, 2019 02:56 PM
Boumerdes: Inoperative telephone networks after the earthquake - TSF is part of the ESCRIM (Rapid Civil Security Emergency Medical Response) mechanism and offers emergency calls to the affected populations.

Context: earthquake
Start date: 22/05/2003
End date: 05/06/2003
Areas of intervention:

  • Boumerdes
  • Corso
  • Ibu Khaldoun
  • Reghaia
  • Thenia
  • Zemmouri

Activities :

  • Telecoms centre
  • Humanitarian calling operations

1 telecoms centre
1 system of visio conference
1,250 calls offered
50 hours of airtime

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