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...

Emergency radio in India happens at last

India’s first emergency FM station in flood-hit Cuddalore, TN, 107.8 FM is on air. Ekta Mittal of Maraa reports. A phone call from John Nelson, Managing Trustee of Sarnalayam Trust, in Cuddalore is what it took to get the ball rolling to set up the first...

Snippets (July – September, 2015)

Zambia govt says no to State funding of CR Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services Chishimba Kambwili said Government is making efforts to fund public media institutions and has a burden to come up with a policy to support community media stations. Winding...

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