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06. – TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS

HAITI / MALI MISSION AID TRANSPORT

A cargo container carrying trucks, satellite vans and prefabricated building materials left Port au Prince earlier this month en route toMalito support the new mission MINUSMA. MINUSTAH  

10 Aug 2013 | Read More »

SOMALIA / ETHIOPIAN PLANE CRASH

An Ethiopian Air force flight crash-landed a tMogadishu International Airport today killing four crewmembers and injuring two others. (UN/AU-UST)

9 Aug 2013 | Read More »

SOMALIA / AIR UGANDA

The wheels of an inaugural Air Ugandaflight touched down in Somalia today at about 8 a.m. local time. The maiden voyage from Kampalato Mogadishuthis morning, makes Uganda's premier airline the latest carrier to invest in Somalia's economic recovery, with the three weekly flights it has announced. AU-UN/IST

8 Jul 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA/ SURVEILLANCE

One of the UN's top human rights experts called Monday for States to urgently revise their national laws which regulate communication surveillance, and to make the use of communication surveillance techniques far more transparent. CH UNTV

3 Jun 2013 | Read More »

HAITI / AIRPORT RESUMES OPERATION

Haitian air traffic finally resumed yesterday (29 May) 48 hours after a Brazilian military plane veered away from the runway last Sunday (26 May) due to a mechanic breakdown that forced it to interrupt the departure. MINUSTAH

30 May 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / ROAD SAFETY

According to road safety experts meeting this week in Geneva, for every person killed on the road due to alcohol-related accidents, two to three people are killed in accidents due to fatigue. CH UNTV

7 May 2013 | Read More »

GOMA / PLANE CRASH

A plane crash in Goma last night killed seven people, three men survived and were taken to the hospital. Some of MONUSCO’s offices near the crash site got hit by flying debris, which damaged some roofs and UN Vehicles, but did not cause any human casualties on the ground.  MONUSCO

5 Mar 2013 | Read More »

DRC / AIRPORT SECURITY FENCE

The United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo's (MONUSCO) Engineering Section in collaboration with the Congolese Airports Authority is to build a security parameter wall/fence around the airport of Goma. MONUSCO

1 Mar 2013 | Read More »

DR CONGO / ROADS

UN peacekeepers have rehabilitated more than 600 kilometres of road in war-affected areas of the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo in an effort to help economic and social development. MONUSCO

2 Jan 2013 | Read More »

SOMALIA / MOGADISHU AIRPORT

With relative calm restored after years of conflict, close to 15 flights a day now lift off or land at Mogadishu airport. But it is still not recognized by the International Civil Aviation Organization due to safety and security issues. AU-UN IST

5 Dec 2012 | Read More »

 

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