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Space Technology and GIS at UNCC, Bangkok, Thailand
23-25 September, 2014




The ABU was represented at the Space Technology and GIS meeting held in Bangkok on 23-25 September. Contributions were made on the future directions and policy formulation on use of space technology for Disaster Risk Reduction and Disaster Management.

The ABU was commended for its contribution in the region and beyond. The ABU highlighted the role of media, the use of various forms of broadcast technologies and the need for securing access to information by the public.

 

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Policy Makers Dialogue and Capacity Development for Disaster Risk Reduction and Management in Asia and the Pacific - Harnessing Information and Space Technology and Geographic Information System


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HBF-ABU REGIONAL WORKSHOP ON THE ROLE OF BROADCAST MEDIA IN DISASTER MITIGATION AND MANAGEMENT
3-5 September 2014, Kuala Lumpur
 
 
The ABU with the support of the Hoso Bunka Foundation has organised a “Regional Workshop on the Role of Broadcast Media in Disaster Mitigation and Management” which will be held on 3-5 September in Kuala Lumpur.

The three-day workshop will inform, sensitise and create awareness among broadcasters, media stakeholders and national disaster management organisations in the region, on the role of media and its importance in disaster mitigation and management efforts.

It will provide emphasis and demonstrate the importance of coordination and working together, among stakeholders, through the use of proven models and Standard Operational Procedures applicable to different types of disaster situations.

Experienced experts will educate and share knowledge on how to plan, deploy and utilise the latest tools and technologies to effectively communicate and inform the public in pre, during and post disaster situations.

It will particularly aim to develop and improve the cooperation and coordination process among stakeholders with the use of enhanced SOPs and information guidelines. 

List of Participants - HBF-ABU REGIONAL WORKSHOP ON THE ROLE OF BROADCAST MEDIA IN DISASTER MITIGATION AND MANAGEMENT, 3 - 5 September 2014, Kuala Lumpur

UNESCO Where the First Wave Arrives in Minutes

UNESCO Information Guidebook Tsunami Early Warning for Broadcasting Institutions in Indonesia

Jakarta Statement of Commitment

Media Summit on Climate Change, ICTs and Disaster Risk Reduction 2014, Jakarta, Indonesia

EWBS Handbook – Published June 2009

ABU EWBS Declaration 2006

For details and more information please email to: amal@abu.org.my
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