• In the Loop

    Cover: In the Loop
    Thursday, June 23, 2016

    In the Loop explores the concerns and perceptions of people affected by the EU refugee crisis. Internews documents online and offline feedback gathered from refugees and migrants on a daily basis. By providing analysis of this feedback, the review aims to strengthen accountability and close the feedback loop by giving voice to Persons of Concern.

    Current: Issue #1 - June 23, 2016

    Some of the concerns addressed in this issue are options for post-March 20 arrivals on the island, fears about moving to organized sites, and how waiting times and lack of legal options influence the appeal of smuggling.

  • News That Moves - Mediterranean Rumor Tracker

    Cover: Med Rumor Tracker
    Friday, June 17, 2016

    The Mediterranean rumor tracker is a project that collects all of the rumors among refugees passing through Europe. By identifying misinformation and hearsay and responding to it with relevant, factual information, NewsThatMoves aims to keep the refugee population at the forefront of our communication response.

    The rumor tracker is a project of Internews, Translators without Borders and Action Aid. 

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  • Stories of Hope from South Sudan

    Friday, June 3, 2016

    From an audio program delivered on the back of a quad bike to a community radio station serving the needs of displaced South Sudanese, Internews is providing programs that enable people in South Sudan to get the information they need and voice their concerns.

    Learn more from these powerful videos:

    Internews' mobile radio program, Boda Boda Talk Talk

    Mingkaman FM Radio provides lifesaving information

  • Local Media + Local Voices Generate Much-Needed Relief

    Friday, June 3, 2016

    In a small village in South Sudan, there was little food and water. Desperate to find help, sixty-four women villagers walked 40 km to reach their community radio station and plead for help on the air. The authorities heard and responded with relief supplies.

    “We have come to the radio for everyone to hear.”

    Read more

  • Where Rumors Can Kill

    Wednesday, June 1, 2016

    In an article in Foreign Policy, Internews President & CEO Jeanne Bourgault writes that for refugees making their way to Europe, information is a matter of life and death. Through two-way communication, Internews is to beginning to return dignity to the affected population through information — free of rumor, lies or agenda — so people can find their own way forward. 

    Read the article

  • South Sudan's Boda Boda Talk Talk (video)

    Wednesday, June 1, 2016

    Internews in South Sudan has developed an innovative recorded audio program to provide life-saving and life-enhancing information to people displaced at four of the UNMISS Protection of Civilians sites across South Sudan following the conflict that broke out in the country in mid-December 2013.

    The service utilizes a quad bike that moves around the site playing the programs in dedicated public spaces, at “Listening Stops,” through speakers that are bolted to the bike. 

    Watch a video about Boda Boda Talk Talk:

  • Eye Radio in South Sudan (video)

    Tuesday, May 31, 2016

    Eye Radio is a station in Juba, South Sudan managed by Eye Media in partnership with Internews. It is where South Sudanese listeners can tune in seven days a week, 24 hours a day and hear local, national and international news and sports, with in-depth focus on a wide range of issues related to the development of South Sudan.

    Watch a video about Eye Radio

  • In a humanitarian crisis, sharing data can save lives

    World Economic Forum
    Thursday, May 19, 2016

    (Internews' work providing information to people in crises is cited in this article from the World Economic Forum.)

    After every crisis, the humanitarian community asks itself: “What have we learned? What could we have done more efficiently and effectively?” These are critical questions that, hopefully, allow each successive response to save more lives and help communities recover more quickly.