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Peru: An effort to reconnect communication

August 20, 2007

After the higher magnitude of earth quake reported in Peru, the recovery work for telecommunication has been started by foriegn technical bodies.

BBC report all about it…

Technicians and engineers from Telecoms Sans Frontieres have arrived in Peru to help the earthquake recovery effort.

The five-strong team will deploy satellite telephone and internet access in three centres – at Pisco, where the quake hit hardest, Ica and Chincha.

Julie Cazenave, who is leading the team, said: “There is a lot of confusion right now because there is little information from the areas hit.”

The priority will be to establish telecoms at the airport in Pisco.

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