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Health on the Move
This briefing focuses on how one of the greatest engines of innovation in the 21st century – the mobile phone – provides a high-impact...
nwissanji Thu, 2014-04-10 13:32
BBC Media Action - BBC Burma Lifeline Radio Project: “Living Today, Stronger Tomorrow”
When UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon visited Burma, three weeks after the category 3 Cyclone Nargis struck on 2 and 3 May 2008, the Burmese regime...
craig Tue, 2014-04-08 15:05
Irish Red Cross and Palang Merah Indonesia Case Study: Community Outreach Programme, Aceh
The earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck North Sumatra on 26 December 2004 affected all aspects of life in Aceh Province. The tsunami...
craig Thu, 2014-03-27 15:45
BBC Media Action - BBC Somalia Lifeline Radio Project
Following the overthrow of President Siad Barre in 1991, Somalia has been without an effective central government.  Years of fighting between...
craig Thu, 2014-03-27 15:45
International Media Support and Humanitarian Information Facilitation Centre - Mapping with Mobiles
In Zimbabwe, a local NGO – the Humanitarian Information Facilitation Centre (HIFC) – piloted an electronic national survey on access to...
craig Thu, 2014-03-27 15:31
The infoasaid-ActionAid Partnership and Communications Initiative in Kenya
For ActionAid, the concept of communication with disaster affected communities links closely with its human rights based approach. ActionAid sees the...
craig Thu, 2014-03-27 15:04
FrontlineSMS - Using FrontlineSMS for a Complaints and Response Mechanism in the aftermath of the Pakistan floods
FrontlineSMS lowers barriers to driving transformative social change using mobile technologies. They build and distribute free and open-source...
craig Tue, 2012-04-03 16:57
Health Communication Resources - The Use of Radio in Disasters: 2008 Flood Response, North India.
Disasters continue to be of critical concern worldwide, particularly to those who are most vulnerable to them.  Relief workers often prioritise...
craig Tue, 2012-04-03 16:52
UNESCO Uses Souktel Online Messaging System Case Study Sending SMS Emergency Alerts to Families in Gaza
In 2011, UNESCO began a series of efforts to improve its Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) programme within the 1.5km ’buffer zone‘ of the...
craig Tue, 2012-04-03 10:20