Rebuilding, with Radio

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

In Nepal, radio can help make post-earthquake relief and recovery aid more transparent, accountable and responsive — but humanitarian organizations have to engage with local media.

Read a Medium article by Manisha Aryal, who was in Nepal recently to assess information needs and design Internews’ work in the country following the April 2015 earthquake.

Donate to Help Earthquake Victims

Today in the Guardian: A local radio project is calming community tensions in South Sudan

Friday, May 8, 2015

Julia Ding races down the dirt path: beads of sweat pour down her forehead and her face is contorted with fear. She collapses on to her knees outside Nile FM radio station. A tear rolls down her face.

The bullets continue to rain down as staff scramble to lock up the radio station – a large khaki-green tent with a small mast protruding from the top. Humanitarian workers run towards bunkers, while others jump into dried-out ditches for protection.

Help Nepal Earthquake Victims Get Information

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

As the situation unfolds in Nepal, the affected populations need quick, reliable information to aid in their survival and recovery. Government officials estimate the earthquake has resulted in more than 7,500 deaths and 16,000 injuries and affected additional millions, with hundreds of thousands of homes destroyed.

Please make a donation today to help people get the information they desperately need. 

Women's Voices. Powering Change.

Friday, May 1, 2015

When women's voices are heard, when women produce the news, the information we all consume improves.

We invite you to join us in a five-year initiative that will build women's leadership in the media and information sectors, improve the inclusion of women in the news, and ensure safe access to information and the Internet for women and girls.

Nepal Earthquake Victims Need Your Help – Information Saves Lives

Saturday, April 25, 2015

We woke up to the news yesterday that a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal. There has been widespread damage in the Kathmandu valley and the death toll is climbing rapidly.

The situation on the ground is still unclear; Internews staff members are safe and accounted for, but we need your help to respond.