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  1. Why communication needs to be at the heart of humanitarian response

    Jacqueline Dalton

    Senior Producer / Trainer – Humanitarian Programming

    It has taken the aid community a long time to recognise the importance of listening to those affected by emergencies and providing them with reliable information, says our senior humanitarian trainer.

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  2. Motivating ordinary Bangladeshis to respond to extreme weather

    Shihan Zuberi

    Executive Editor, BBC Media Action Bangladesh

    Motivating ordinary Bangladeshis to respond to extreme weather

    How a reality TV show helped ordinary people cope with extreme weather in Bangladesh.

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  3. Three ways of communicating to stop disasters happening

    Robert Glasser

    Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for DRR

    Three ways of communicating to stop disasters happening

    Ahead of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction conference, UN Special Representative Dr Robert Glasser outlines three ways that media and communication can lay the groundwork for warning people about disasters before they happen.

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  4. Lifeline programming: bringing together humanitarians, media and governments

    Katy Williams

    Research Editor, BBC Media Action

    Lifeline programming: bringing together humanitarians, media and governments

    Preparing to run ‘lifeline’ programming before a crisis can build relationships between humanitarians, media and the government, facilitating collaboration to get life-saving information to people when disaster strikes.

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  5. We need more media coverage of disaster prevention

    Marcus Oxley

    Executive Director, Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction (GNDR)

    We need more media coverage of disaster prevention

    Marking International Day for Disaster Reduction, Marcus Oxley argues that we need more media coverage of disasters before – rather than after – they happen. This would make prevention more of a priority, allowing more people to ‘live to tell’.

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  6. Who to follow on Twitter if you’re interested in international development, media and communication

    Melanie Archer

    Digital Editor, BBC Media Action

    Who to follow on Twitter if you’re interested in international development, media and communication

    A list of Twitter accounts covering governance, health and humanitarian affairs that are well worth following.

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  7. "You runaway": the challenges of research in South Sudan

    Trish Doherty

    South Sudan Research Manager, BBC Media Action

    "You runaway": the challenges of research in South Sudan

    Writing from Juba, Research Manager Trish Doherty explains the importance of conducting research in a conflict-affected country like South Sudan – despite the very real risks for both researchers and the people they speak to.

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  8. When the skill of questioning is listening: interviewing refugees in Europe

    Katy Williams

    Research Editor, BBC Media Action

    When the skill of questioning is listening: interviewing refugees in Europe

    Having recently undertaken the perilous journey from Damascus to Berlin, researcher and filmmaker Reem Karssli – now seeking asylum in Germany – had a strong connection with the people she interviewed for BBC Media Action’s research into the communication needs of refugees in Europe.

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  9. How can humanitarian broadcasting help support recovery from crises?

    Theo Hannides

    Humanitarian Media Trainer, BBC Media Action

    How can humanitarian broadcasting help support recovery from crises?

    Theo Hannides outlines the challenges of conducting research during an emergency and explores the relative merits of local and mass media, referencing responses to the Nepal earthquakes, Ebola epidemic, Syrian refugee crisis and the 2014 crisis in Gaza.

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  10. Media, communication and the future of development

    James Deane

    Director of Policy and Research

    Media, communication and the future of development

    James Deane welcomes you to a new resource on why and how media and communication matters in international development.

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