ITU Workshop on Emergency Telecommunications and Disaster Relief
ITU Workshop on Emergency Telecommunications and Disaster Relief will take place at ITU Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland on Tuesday, 27 September 2016, from 14:30-17:30 in conjunction with the ITU-D Study Group 2 Rapporteur Group meetings, and will proceed the ITU-D Study Group meeting.
Alpha Bah, Chief of Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) and IT Emergency Coordination Branch of World Food Programme (WFP) will present during Session 1: “Leveraging ICTs for Disaster Response: What have we learned?”. The session will explore the use of technologies and applications for disaster mitigation and response, with a focus on emerging ICT solutions, planning, coordination, capacity building, and policies through a diverse range of stakeholders with a focus on lessons learned and potential recommendations.
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