Tagged with: Resilience and humanitarian response
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.
Radio Trainer/Producer, BBC Media Action Myanmar
In the light of recent floods in Myanmar, also known as Burma, Becky Palmstrom reflects on how the country has strengthened its preparations and response to natural disasters since 2008’s Cyclone Nargis.
Team Leader, Milijuli Nepali, BBC Media Action, Nepal
In the 100 days after the Nepal earthquake, we look back on the days leading up to the creation of a life-saving radio show – and its vital work to provide practical information to people in need.
Project Manager, BBC Media Action
Ahead of World Refugee Day (20 June 2015), Maha Taki explains how short films – shown in information centres in Lebanon and Jordan - are helping to give education, legal, health and safety advice to Syrian refugees.