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Joint Assessment Mission to Roxas 16 November, 2013


To undertake a rapid assessment of ICT and electrical infrastructure in Roxas, determine needs and hub
locations of humanitarian organisations, find out about availability of service providers offering ICT
services and determine potential site for provision ETC services in response to Typhoon Haiyan

Key findings: 

The ETC, in strong partnership with NetHope (and their partner British Telecoms), will deploy VSAT
system at the humanitarian operations centre in Roxas City to provide secure internet connectivity
(voice and data) in the coming week.

Deployment of generator capacity at the humanitarian operations centre in Roxas City, to augment
existing capacity and ensure sustained power services.

Deployment of a VHF repeater to provide security communications services around the humanitarian
operations centre in Roxas City and surrounding areas.

Further assessment of eastern coastline with possibilities to setup some basic internet and other ICT
services for the humanitarian community.

Sample size: 
Assessment Report: 
Publicly Available
Assessment Questionnaire: 
Publicly Available
Assessment Data: 
Publicly Available
Assessment Date(s): 
16 Nov 2013
Field work completed
Unit(s) of Measurement: 
Collection Method(s): 
Population Type(s): 
All affected population
Leading/Coordinating Organization(s): 
Participating Organization(s): 
Save The Children
Roxas City
Other location: 
Typhoon Haiyan - Nov 2013