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Community Radio Mattoli 90.4 takes on flood relief activities in Kerala

The district of Wayanad in the State of Kerala in India witnessed the worst ever natural disaster in recent decades when torrential rains accompanied by strong winds virtually devastated a vast region, mainly the taluks of Mananthavady and Vythiri. The region is still on high alert with about 27167 (as per the official list on 18th of August 2018) people continuing to stay in relief camps in the most miserable of conditions. Many have lost their belongings and in several cases their houses. The fragile nature of the soil in these areas have resulted in some places becoming totally uninhabitable.…

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Five Community Radio Started Flood Broadcasting in Northern Part of Bangladesh

Due to the ongoing terrible flood, millions of people in northern part of Bangladesh fall in an adverse situation. Flood protection embankments flash away daily, new areas down, destroying crops and the sufferings of the people with their livestock reaches in an extreme misery condition in line with the flood situation worsened further as the onrush of water from upstream was continuing, affecting around six lakh people in 20 districts, said Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) of Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief (MoDMR), Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. Five community radio stations have started flood Broadcasting…

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Community Radio Pollikontho 99.2, Bangladesh received ABU Awards on Climate Change & Disaster Risk Reduction from Asia-Pacific Region

Community Radio Pollikontho 99.2, from the North–East part of Bangladesh received the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union Award on Climate Change & Disaster Risk Reduction on 10 May 2017 at a Gala Award Ceremony during the ABU Media Summit on Climate Change and DRR, 10-12 May 2017, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) actively works to improve recognition of the community electronic media sector [Community Radio, Community TV, Community Film] & its work in and involvement with the communities it seeks to serve from 2000 with support from Free Press Unlimited. Ms. Ankhi Palit, the producer of Community…

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