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June 2016: Refugee Crisis response update.

As our refugee crisis response enters its ninth month is is time to share a summary of what we have done so far as well as our future plans. First some numbers; so far we have installed equipment in 9

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Ecuador earthquake response.

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake occurred on the central coast of Ecuador on 16 April 2016. The epicentre was 16 miles SSE of the town of Muisne. As of April 24th 654 people have been killed, over 12,500 injured and in

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Refugee crisis response update; expanding across Greece.

The recent agreement between the EU and Turkey on how to handle the refugee crisis has caused enormous upheaval. Refugees are now forcibly relocated to closed camps in the North of Greece where their claims for asylum will be processed.

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January charity fundraising raffle.

It’s time for our first charity fundraising raffle of 2015! This time we don’t have just one prize, we have 5! Goal Zero, our sponsor of solar powered equipment that we use on all our deployments has donated 4  Torch

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Increased Philippine participation in upcoming deployment to Cebu.

DTL has always strived to include local volunteers during our deployment. Having local participation has several benefits, it keeps our overheads down, it gives us increased local knowledge and awareness and most of all it guarantees continuity of effort. Not

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Phase 2 Arapal Camp network: VSAT dish installation.

Just before Christmas last year Eric & Sean completed phase 1 of the Camp Arapal network. This consisted of the installation of an Aruba Networks controller, 2 wifi access points and a 3G router in one of the buildings at

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December 21st Philippines update: Bantayan.

The last 9 days have seen our work in Cebu has seen a lot of progress.  On December the 13th Sean arrived from Dublin together with a big bag of medical supplies. Sean’s primary task was to carry out a

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Philippines progress update.

Progress has been made but there is much more to do! Yesterday our Swedish volunteer Rickard departed for home and handed over the tech work to Eric who had arrived from the US the day before. Yesterday also saw Sean,

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Please help us by donating your airmiles.

Due to our long term commitment to help the Philippines following typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda, we have a huge logistical challenge of not only getting essential supplies, but most importantly, team members, all of whom are volunteers, to the Philippines. The teams

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December 4th 2013, Cebu Philippines update

Our advance team has been following up on the planning and communications we have had prior to their deployment. They have established direct contact with doctors at local hospitals in Cebu in order to more closely assess needs for medical

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