Partnerships for Disaster Resiliency and Mitigation

Event Details
  • June 9th, Friday, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
  • President 1 and 2
Richard Welford

Richard Welford

Chairman CSR Asia

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Session Description

Technology is helping revolutionize the way we protect communities from disasters.  While it is extremely important to invest in earthquake-resilient buildings and early warning broadcasts in an effort to reduce risks, innovations in technology are offering new ways to strengthen resilience, make preparations more efficient and help mitigate disasters more effectively.

This session will highlight some of these innovations in the context of successful partnership cases among the government, civil society and corporates. This session will also explore whether technology is helping to enable more partnerships and address some of the challenges and issues in catalyzing multisector partnerships in an effort to create larger impact.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Technology’s role in making disaster preparedness, resilience and mitigation more effective.
  2. Technology as an enabler to make facilitate the creation of partnerships.
  3. Highlight some examples of multi-sector partnerships that have been built by leveraging on technology.

Speakers

  • David Gazashvili

    David Gazashvili

    Country Director CARE Philippines

  • Sylvia Cadena

    Sylvia Cadena

    Head of Programs APNIC Foundation / ISIF Asia

  • Adesh Tripathee

    Adesh Tripathee

    Lead Staff - Disaster Risk Reduction and Response APAC Habitat for Humanity International

  • Marija Ralic

    Marija Ralic

    Regional Philanthropies Program Manager Microsoft APAC

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