The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) recently received a donation of satellite communication equipment and training from, Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF), which will assist in building regional emergency telecommunications capacity in the region.

(1) In the main picture below, from left are, Courtney King (SPO – Telecommunications, CDEMA), Armando Samayoa Cervantes (Delegate for LAC, TSF), Elizabeth Riley (Executive Director, CDEMA), Sebastien Gillet (ICT Specialist, TSF), Diane Lopiccolo (Project Coordinator, TSF) and Oronde Lambert (ICT Manager, CDEMA).

(2) The ICT and Preparedness and Response team members were among those receiving training on the emergency telecoms equipment.

(3) Here we see some of the satellite communications equipment donated to CDEMA to assist our 19 Participating States.