Tagged with: Resilience and humanitarian response
Country Director for BBC Media Action, Iraq
Radio is proving a lifeline for people displaced by conflict in northern Iraq and cut off from contact with the outside world.
Stakeholder Liaison, Production, BBC Media Action, Nepal
People in Nepal are still recovering from the earthquakes in 2015. We explain how our radio show, Milijuli Nepali (Together Nepal), is helping people rebuild their lives.
Mohammed Abu Asaker
Humanitarian Liaison, Palestinian Territories
Mohammed Abu Asaker’s neighborhood in the Gaza Strip was bombed in 2009. His personal experience is helping him train journalists and humanitarian workers about the importance of practical information for people affected by conflict.
Assistant Producer, Myanmar
Why we chose “real people” instead of actors to feature in our Public Service Announcements (PSAs), TV adverts sharing simple solutions to prepare for cyclones, flooding and drought.
Mahbubul Hasan Manik
A festival in Bangladesh is using a colourful mix of music, performance and live demonstrations to help communities prepare against extreme weather.
Content Researcher, Resilience
Villagers in Bangladesh’s waterlogged Satkhira region were bowled over when their national team cricket captain, Mashrafe Mortaza flew in with his team mates to take part in a special edition of Amrai Pari (Together We Can Do It), a TV show helping communities adapt to extreme weather.
Research Officer, Radio for Resilience Project
Listening to radio programme Nyakati Zinabadilika (Times are Changing) inspired three young unemployed men to approach the district veterinary officer, helping them to start a chicken farm in Tanzania.
Script writer, BBC Media Action
For International Day of Peace (21 September), our script writer in South Sudan blogs about her experience in Juba when the civil war first started and how a radio drama she’s writing is helping address conflict in local communities.