Humanitarian Information Service - Dadaab

Bridging the information gap

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Dadaab, the world’s largest refugee camp, presents an immensely complex information environment. Research carried out by Internews in 2011 identified major communications gaps. A comprehensive baseline survey conducted in 2013 by Internews in Dadaab found that radio is the most trusted source of information in Dadaab and Star FM is the most popular local radio station.

Internews addresses the information needs through its Dadaab Humanitarian Information Service (HIS), a project that empowers local journalists to report on the issues relevant to their communities, and creates a platform for feedback with humanitarian stakeholders in the camps.

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