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Are you listening now? Humanitarian communication in disasters



Location: Room A130, College Building

What is the role of communication in a humanitarian emergency? And how can humanitarian organisations better communicate with those affected by disaster? This panel discussion explores these questions with a focus on the 2015 earthquake in Nepal.

The event features the release of a new report, ‘ARE YOU LISTENING NOW? Community Perspectives on Communicating with Communities efforts following the Nepal Earthquake Response’ from the CDAC Network, funded by DFID.

Speakers include:

Theodora Hannides BBC Media Action
Stijn Aelbers Humanitarian Adviser, Internews
Andy Wheatley Humanitarian Adviser,  Department for International Development (DFID)
Rachel Houghton Director of the CDAC Network
Mel Bunce Convener of the Humanitarian News Research Network, City University

The event is organised by the Humanitarian News Research Network at City University London, and supported by the Humanitarian Practice Network at ODI.

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When & where

2.00pm - 3.30pmThursday 5th May 2016

College Building City, University of London St John Street London EC1V 4PB UK

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City Events Team

+44 (0)20 7040 8037

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