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  • It only costs $1 to prevent measles

    Posted on December 8, 2008

    Measles is one of the leading killers of children worldwide. An estimated 540 children die each day from the disease. There is a solution. Measles is easily preventable with a safe and effective vaccine. It costs less than $1 to vaccinate a child. You can help. Together, this is a problem we can solve.

  • Pakistan Earthquake: TSF Deploys Emergency Telecommunications Specialists

    Posted on December 8, 2008

    Reacting to the 6.5 earthquake in Pakistan, Telecoms Sans Frontieres (TSF) deployed a team of emergency telecommunications specialists on 29 October 2008. During its 15-day humanitarian calling operation, TSF offered more than 500 calls so that those affected could give news to their family and ask for help. TSF also set up an emergency communications center providing internet and phone access for other relief groups working in the remote Balcohistan province. The United Nations Foundation and Vodafone Foundation Technology Partnership supported this mission through its Emergency Communications for Disaster Relief program.

  • Friends of World Heritage

    Posted on November 24, 2008

    World Heritage sites are the natural and cultural wonders of the world. Find out how you can protect these special places and learn about the communities who live near World Heritage sites.

  • TSF Deploys to Pakistan

    Posted on November 7, 2008

    Telecoms Sans Frontieres Head of Mission Simon Genin calls in about the response to the 6.5 earthquake in Pakistan. Genin describes conditions in the field and explains how TSF is providing vital communications links to earthquake survivors and relief workers.

  • Putting Technology to Work for the United Nations

    Posted on November 3, 2008

    The Vodafone Foundation and the United Nations Foundation work together to improve disaster relief communications and health data collection around the world through the use of mobile technology.

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