Art & Design

Connecting the Last Mile :The Role of Communications in the Great East Japan Earthquake

6 March 2013, London

On the eve of the anniversary of the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake, Internews Europe is publishing a study on the role that communications played in disaster recovery and response. Report author, Lois Appleby, will present her main findings before a debate with a panel of humanitarian experts and emergency responders.


Pamellists :

Noriyuki Shikata, Minister, Head of Political Section, Embassy of Japan in the UK
Former Deputy Cabinet for Public Affairs, Prime Minister’s Office, at the time of the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake


Dr Randolph Kent,  Director of Humanitarian Futures Programme, Kings College, London


Lois Appleby, Report Author (on secondment from UK DFID’s Conflict, Humanitarian and Security Department)


Masahiko Konno , Technical Director, Radio Ishinomaki


Moderator :  Mark Harvey, Executive Director , Internews Europe


Admission Free

To register for this  event      :

6 March 2013, 12pm - 2pm

GSMA Head Office, 7th Floor, 5 New Street Square, New Fetter Lane, London EC4 A 3 BF

Internews Europe in partnership with GSMA and CDAC Network