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Disaster risk reduction and emergency responses - Panel discussion
3 Dec 2014 -  This event is co-organized by DESA and the Nippon Foundation, co-sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Japan.
Opening remarks:
H.E. Mr. Motohide Yoshikawa, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations

Moderator:
Dr. Hiroshi Kawamura, Focal Point on Disability-inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction, International Organizing Committee on Disaster Risk Reduction.

Ms. Akiko Fukuda, Secretary-General of the World Federation of the Deaf-blind Japan;
Ms. Elina Palm, Liaison Officer of the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) Office in New York;
Ms. Marcie Roth, Director, Office of Disability Integration and Coordination, Federal Emergency Management Agency, United States Department of Homeland Security;
Dr. Elizabeth Lockwood, UN Advocacy Officer in New York, CBM.
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