Niger: Internet Connectivity Aids Response to Boko Haram Crisis

A global global network of organisations working together to provide shared communications services in humanitarian emergencies, has provided internet connectivity services to over 4 000 aid workers in northeastern Nigeria this year.

Some 4 188 workers from 111 organisations have been connected, in a major boost to the response to the crisis caused by the Islamist Boko Haram group.

The Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) has connected the humanitarian workers.

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Source: All Africa