In times of conflict, radio unveils realities on the ground

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To mark World Radio Day, UNAMID Communications and Public Information Section (CPIS) distributed solar powered wind-up radios to the students of Al Salam 26 Basic School for Girls at Al Salam IDP camp, in El Fasher, North Darfur. In the picture, a CPIS's radio unit staff member explains how to operate the radio. Photo: UNAMID/Amin Ismail

In times of conflict, radio unveils the realities of what is happening on the ground, according to the head radio at the UN-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID).

Jumbe Omari Jumbe made the remarks during a celebration of World Radio Day (WRD) at a girls' school in the El Salaam camp for displaced persons or IDPs.

The Day is celebrated throughout the world to highlight the unique power radio has in bringing people together as well as its contribution to resolving conflicts around the globe.

Solar-powered radio handsets were handed out to the students at the school by UNAMID's communications team.

Here's Jumbe Omari Jumbe's report.

Duration: 3'56''

 

 

 

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