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Communicating with Communities Asia-Pacific Newsletter, March 2015 (Vanuatu in Focus)


This update seeks to support growth in innovative policy, practice and partnerships in humanitarian action to better communicate with disaster-affected communities. Readers are encouraged to forward this email through their own networks.

What's inside

  • Vanuatu – Are we communicating with cyclone affected communities?

  • Myanmar – Rakhine State community focus group discussions.

  • Philippines - Facebook goes free-of-charge with Smart Communications.

  • Bangladesh – Communications on the preparedness agenda.

  • Japan – Remembering the Great East Japan Earthquake two years on.

  • Global – Mobile operators sign Humanitarian Connectivity Charter.

  • CDAC Network – New members, Members Forum and more.


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