Building resilient societies: UN-APCICT conducts a workshop on social media for disaster risk management in the Philippines

Date
Oct 1st 2015 - Oct 2nd 2015
Organizer
UN-APCICT and the Information and Communication Technology Office of the Department of Science and Technology of the Philippines
Location
Manila, Philippines

UN-APCICT and the Information and Communication Technology Office of the Department of Science and Technology of the Philippines are organizing a workshop on Social Media for Disaster Risk Management from 1 to 2 October in Manila, Philippines.

The workshop, which will be attended by around 40 government officials from 9 Ministries and civil servants from local governments from all over the Philippines working in the area of disaster risk management, aims to enhance understanding on the role that social media can play in disaster risk management and in building resilient societies. The workshop will also provide the venue to receive valuable feedback from the participants on the new knowledge product that UN-APCICT is developing on social media for disaster risk management in collaboration with Asian Disaster Preparedness Center.