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Haiti radio drama teaches people how to stay alive during disasters

People cross a flooded river with the help of a rope and porters after the bridge was washed away in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.UN Photo/Logan Abassi

A popular UN-backed radio drama series is teaching people in Haiti how to stay alive when disasters hit, the producer of the show, Christina Guerin, has said. While Haiti was still recovering from…

13 Feb 2017 / Listen /

Radio is "tool to enact change": South Sudan reporter

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Radio can be used as a tool to enact great change, according to a journalist working with the United…

13 Feb 2017 / Listen /

In times of conflict, radio unveils realities on the ground

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…

13 Feb 2017 / Listen /

“From Zika to landmines, radio is a life-saver”

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Helping to protect people affected by conflict or disease is a key role for radio around the world. That's…

13 Feb 2017 / Listen /
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