Energy Access Forum Webinar

Photo of a village in Nicaragua at night, people clustered around a brightly shining building with solar lighting
This webinar brought together leading first-responder agencies to discuss how the solar industry can support these agencies before, during and after natural disasters occur.

How Solar Can Aid Natural Disaster Response

Wednesday March 21, 10-11am PST

Thank you for joining us for a panel discussion to hear what first responders from three countries identified as critical gaps that can be filled to ensure the responders have access to reliable electricity during disaster response. We explored how the solar industry can participate in immediate emergency response, rebuilding, and ensuring long-term resiliency. Moderated by Chris Fearon, Emergency Communications Planning Manager at Google and Energy Access Forum member. Watch the webinar recording anytime here!

Panelists included:

Suraj Paudel
Armed Police Force, Nepal
Inspector, Research & Development Section

Debbie Yee
American Red Cross, Northern CA Coastal Region
Senior Disaster Program Manager, Northern Counties   

Rami Shakra
NetHope
Director, Field Operations