• News That Moves - Mediterranean Rumor Tracker

    Cover: Med Rumor Tracker
    Friday, February 5, 2016

    Med Rumor Tracker is a project that collects all of the rumours 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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  • BBTT arrives in Bentiu! Information Aids Residents of South Sudan’s Largest POC Site

    A woman journalist sits with a group of residents, some adults, some children.
    Tuesday, February 2, 2016

    “Meme e Boda Boda Ruai Ruai, lat in niam ka Bentiu P.O.C.!” – blasted from the motorbike’s speakers, as it was driven around South Sudan’s largest Protection of Civilian (POC) site. “This is Boda Boda Talk Talk! Program One for Bentiu POC!”

    News of the long-awaited launch of Boda Boda Talk Talk (BBTT) in Bentiu rang out in the Nuer language, spoken by the majority of Bentiu’s 120,000 POC residents. The hyper-local humanitarian information service launched in October, bringing two-way news and information to the community.

  • Open Mic Nepal

    Cover: Open Mic Nepal
    Monday, February 1, 2016

    Open Mic Nepal is a project that tracks perception and rumours circulating on the ground among earthquake-affected communities. Information is collected from volunteers and partners who work extensively on the ground, verify the information and present it in these reports to support the work of humanitarian agencies and local media.

  • Update: Key topics and speakers revealed at the upcoming AIDF Africa Summit 2016

    Aid & International Development Forum - Africa Summit
    Friday, January 22, 2016

    Internews is a media partner of the Aid & Development Africa Summit taking place February 2-3, 2016 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

    Over 250 government representatives, UN agencies, NGOs, development banks and private sector companies are gathering on 2-3 February at the United Nations Conference Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for AIDF Africa Summit. The event will focus on how technological innovation and best practices can improve aid delivery and development strategy in East Africa.

  • Key topics and speakers revealed at the upcoming AIDF Africa Summit 2016

    Aid & International Development Forum - Africa Summit
    Monday, January 11, 2016

    Internews is a media partner of the Aid & Development Africa Summit taking place February 2-3, 2016 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

    With the Aid & Development Africa Summit 2016 fast approaching, you are invited to hear from internationally recognised experts, who will deliver invaluable insight into technological innovations and best practice to improve aid delivery and development strategy in East Africa, including:

  • Reminder: Last chance to make your year-end gift!

    Thursday, December 31, 2015

    Today is the last day to make your tax-deductible gift to Internews. Please don’t miss out on this opportunity to improve—and even save—lives with the power of news and information. 

  • The Gift of Information

    Tuesday, December 1, 2015

    Imagine trying to move your family out of danger, without information. Without knowing where you’ll be safe, how to get there, or who can help.

    It’s #GivingTuesday – and we ask you to join us in recognizing this day by making a contribution to Internews. A contribution of any amount will help those who are displaced by conflict and violence connect with the information they need to survive. 

  • Internews to Partner with the Aid & International Development Forum Africa Summit 2016

    Aid & International Development Forum - Africa Summit
    Thursday, November 12, 2015

    More than 250 senior representatives and advisors from regional governments, UN agencies, international and regional NGOs, CBOs, investors and donors, research institutes and the private sector are going to meet in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for the Aid & International Development Forum Africa Summit 2016, of which Internews is a media partner.

    The Summit set for 2-3 February at the United Nations Conference Centre will focus on technological innovations and best practice to improve aid delivery and development strategy in East Africa.

  • Information is Aid

    Thursday, November 5, 2015

    A lack of local-language, actionable information is putting refugees and migrants at undue risk. Solutions — from maps and megaphones to smartphone apps — can save lives. 

    In this first in a series of posts on Medium on the information needs of migrants and refugees, Alison Campbell, Internews Senior Director for Global Initiatives, shares Internews’ observations and approach to addressing the need for useful information.