Linking Stakeholders in Difficult Communication Environments


Linking Stakeholders in Difficult Communication Environments

02 June 2015

Ways to strengthen the resilience of communication networks used by stakeholders in Asian Development Bank-assisted projects were discussed in this learning event. Marina Azcarate of FireChat shared how mobile gadgets can create peer-to-peer networks for communication in emergencies. A project in Tacloban City in the Philippines was used as a case study on how communication technologies can be integrated to strengthen the resilience of stakeholders.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
02 Jun 2015 Presentation Enabling Communication in Times of Disaster
FireChat is a free mobile phone application that functions as a communication tool for posting messages without the need for cellular service or connection...
Marina Azcarate
02 Jun 2015 Highlights of the Event New Communication Technologies: Linking Stakeholders in Difficult Communication Environments
When emergencies or disasters strike, communication can be as vital as food and shelter but it is also among the infrastructure systems that are easily...
Asian Development Bank


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