Using current and emerging cyber tools for disaster management in Africa

24 July 2024

Online

Event description

Time: 4:30pm – 6:00pm (EAT)

This webinar will focus on leveraging technology to enhance preparedness, response,
and recovery efforts in the face of natural or man-made disasters on the African
continent. This webinar aims to explore the utilization of cutting-edge cyber tools and
technologies to improve disaster management practices in the context of Africa. The
webinar will delve into innovative solutions that enable quicker, more coordinated
responses to crises, ultimately enhancing overall resilience in the region.

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The objectives of the webinar include:

  1. To share insights on the role of cyber tools in monitoring, early warning, andcommunication during disasters.
  2. To showcase case studies highlighting successful integration of technology in disaster management across various African countries.
  3. To discuss challenges and opportunities in the adoption of current and emerging cyber tools for disaster preparedness and response.
  4. To foster collaboration and knowledge exchange among experts, policymakers, and practitioners in the field of disaster management and technology.

Key areas that the webinar will cover:

  1. Overview of cyber tools and technologies relevant to disaster management.
  2. Real-life examples of successful implementation of cyber tools in disaster
    response.
  3. Data security and privacy considerations in utilizing technology for disaster
    management.
  4. Integration of traditional knowledge with modern cyber tools for enhanced
    disaster preparedness.
  5. Future trends and emerging innovations in the field of cyber tools for disaster
    management.

It is expected that by the end of the webinar, participants will gain a deeper
understanding of the potential of current and emerging cyber tools in enhancing
disaster management practices, with actionable insights on leveraging technology for
more effective preparedness, response, and recovery efforts in the African context.

Overall, this webinar promises to be a valuable platform for knowledge sharing,
collaboration, and innovation at the intersection of technology and disaster
management in Africa.