• Open Mic Nepal

    Cover: Open Mic Nepal
    Monday, August 31, 2015

    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.

  • Making It Through The Storm

    Friday, August 28, 2015

    An article from BuzzFeed features The Listening Post, a community media project in New Orleans created by reporter Jesse Hardman in partnership with Internews, GroundSource, and WWNO.

    Ten years after Hurrican Katrina caused severe destruction and deaths along the Gulf coast, especially in New Orleans, five survivors talk to The Listening Post about how they made it through the storm.

  • Communicating in Disasters: 4 Lessons Learned

    Wednesday, August 19, 2015

    Today on World Humanitarian Day, the world will pay tribute to aid workers who have died in service, and celebrate the spirit of humanitarianism around the world.

  • Communicating in disasters: 4 lessons learned

    devex: Do Good. Do It Well.
    Wednesday, August 19, 2015

    (Internews President Jeanne Bourgault wrote this op-ed from Devex to celebrate World Humanitarian Day.)

    Today, Aug. 19, the world pays tribute to aid workers who have died in service and celebrates the spirit of humanitarianism around the world.

  • What I Learned about Ebola, from a Liberian Think Tank

    Wednesday, August 19, 2015

    (This story was originally posted on Medium.)

    It’s unbearably hot, and as I step into the tea shop crowded with men of all ages, someone offers me hot atayea, a Chinese herbal infusion “for intellectual stimulance.” I’m happy to have it.

  • Can you stop a rumor?

    Tuesday, August 11, 2015

    (This story was originally posted on Medium.)

    For survivors, the immediate priorities in a disaster such as an earthquake seem clear: Get to safety. Help your family and those around you. Reach the people you love and tell them, “I’m OK.”

    But after the initial crisis is over, survivors are faced with a million uncertainties and questions as they try to piece together their shattered lives and communities.

  • 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.

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  • Rebuilding, with Radio

    Friday, June 12, 2015

    This story originally ran in Medium

    Sitting on mismatched mattresses inside the tent that houses Radio Sindhu’s transmitter, desktop, mixer, microphone, and telephone hybrid, Station Manager Ratna Prasad Shrestha points down to the three-story building that was once a vibrant radio station.

  • Rebuilding communities with communication

    Nepali Times
    Tuesday, June 9, 2015

    (Manisha Aryal, who wrote this article from the Nepali Times, started Antenna Foundation Nepal. She worked with media in Pakistan after the Kashmir Earthquake in 2005, and the IDP Crises following operation against the Taliban in Pakistan’s northwestern region in 2007/2008 . She was in Nepal recently to assess information needs and design Internews’ work in Nepal following the April 2015 earthquake.)