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13 Mar 2013 description
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Internews Humanitarian Information Service's Program in Chad 2005-2012

Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2013

16 Mar 2010 description
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(March 16, 2010) "Imagine what you feel as a refugee who's lost everything.

07 Jul 2009 description
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Interactive radio programs designed to address women's issues air across Eastern Chad through Internews' network of community radio stations.

Seide sits cross-legged on a straw mat, surrounded by a dozen other refugee women in the training center of the Djabal camp for Darfur refugees in Eastern Chad. She reaches over for the bright blue radio set which is the center of attention, unfolds the handle of what looks like a child's toy and winds it vigorously to hear another 10 minutes of Women's Crossroads, a program on 89.9 FM, Radio Sila.

"This is a great program.

26 Mar 2009 description
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Independent, local media can improve humanitarian relief and enable people in the midst of crisis to take an active role in their own survival and recovery. In the past 20 years, the humanitarian community has dramatically improved the way relief is provided to people caught up in disasters and crises. However, much more could be done to keep those most affected by disaster informed of assistance efforts and able to engage in the relief process.

The first priority for humanitarian organizations is to provide services and critical aid.

30 Oct 2006 description
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When fighting broke out in a region of northeastern Chad and medical staff were evacuated from a local hospital, Radio Absoun, a community radio station that serves refugees from Darfur as well as the local Chadian population, let people know not to take their wounded there.

14 Sep 2006 description
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By Annette Makino, Internews Senior Vice-President for Communications and Corporate Affairs

From a 20-foot cargo container perched on cinderblocks in the middle of a frontier town in Chad, Radio Absoun is making a difference in the lives of tens of thousands of refugees who have fled the genocide in neighboring Darfur, and the lives of Chadians affected by their arrival.

The radio station broadcasts a mixture of news, information and music for six hours everyday.