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Day 30 – #SpaceWatchME helps – Donation Campaign

Refugee Crisis – Greece 2015

The escalation of the refugee crisis in August 2015 resulted in the arrival of thousands of refugees daily on the Greek island of Lesvos. DTL initially deployed a small team with the task of building a number of WiFi zones for refugees to use. Shortly after arrival they were approached by the UNHCR with the request to provide a WiFi service in the first two refugee camps to be built in Greece. The services were both for the refugees as well as for the NGO’s working in the camps and the local authorities.

This has since extended to 18 camps across the whole of Greece. The work quite often literally meant starting from scratch as most camp locations were greenfield sites with no infrastructure.

Credits: Disaster Tech Lab

From December 1st, SpaceWatch Middle East and its partners PTScientists, neuco, NewSpace People will run a Christmas Donation Campaign 2016. We will donate 100% of the raised money to two organisations: Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) and Disaster Tech Labs (DTL).

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Original published at: http://spacewatchme.com/2016/12/day-30/

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