Monday 10th February 2014, 1730-1930, Clarke Hall, 20 Bedford Way, Institute of Education, London
The Humanitarian System in 2014 – Imogen Wall, Coordinator of Communications with Affected Communities, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
Imogen specialises in improving communications between aid agencies and survivors of disasters in humanitarian emergencies. Her field experience includes a number of humanitarian emergencies, including 18 months in Aceh following the 2004 tsunami, 2 years working on various projects in Sudan and Darfur, and 14 months in Haiti following the earthquake of 2010. She has worked for UNOCHA, World Bank, Save the Children, UNDP, BBC World Service Trust, and the Thomson Reuters Foundation among others. Before going into humanitarian work, Imogen worked as a journalist for the BBC World Service and reported for The Times, The Observer, The Guardian, The Economist and The Telegraph among others.
Imogens talk to NRECE: