27 September 2016 - 12:30 pm GM to 3:30 pm GMT
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Geneva, Switzerland
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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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