The last mile syndrome – how to reach all citizens with vital information during crisis

This GP2022 Learning Labs will allow to exchange best practices from all continents, shared by participants (media professionals and journalists) coming from regions at risk of climate change huge impact.

  • Regional Experiences of early alert systems
  • Examples of crisis impacting on media infrastructures across regions
  • Examples of communication in times of crisis

Session Objectives

  1. Learning from various best (and worst) practices try to build up a sharable methodology across the regions
  2. Build a network of experiences and best practices across regions


  • Giacomo Mazzone -journalist expert in DRR


  • Natalia Ilieva-Head of staff of ABU General Secretary

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DRR Media Hub

Communicating through media about disaster risk is a fundamental and essential aspect of disaster risk management and of the promotion of resilience. One of the crucial issues of these last years (where the natural hazards have multiplied in number and magnitude) has been how to reach all citizens, even those the less connected. Media professionals are the best placed figures to reach all of the citizenship and to vehiculate them valuable message to save lives.

Session guiding questions

  1. In the given best practices, which ones have proved to be the most efficient ?
  2. Can their methodology and approaches be replicated elsewhere ?
  3. Which are the requisites in which the methodology can be applied?
  4. Which specific methodology in the media field could be defined for the period 2022-2025?


23 May 2022
16:15 - 17:45 (Bali UTC+8)


Bandung Room
BICC First Floor

Online access


Open to those registered for the conference


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Jeanette Elsworth

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