World Radio Day 2016: CR for emergency and disaster

For the radio sector in particular, strategic partnerships involving the three tiers of broadcasting – the public service broadcaster, private FM channels, and CR – needed to be built, as each tier ought to leverage the strengths of the others in times of emergency...

CR for disaster mitigation: Too little and too late

If demand automatically translated into supply, the role of community radio in disaster management in South Asia would, in all probability, have given cause for cheer. Unfortunately, a reality check presents a very different picture. By the time this issue of CR News...

Communicating during disasters: The Philippines experience

Drawing from the recent Indian experience of procuring an emergency license for radio in Cuddalore during the Chennai floods, the team caught up with Joselito Casalmir Polestico from Philippines, one of the participants in the workshop, to understand the country’s...

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