Community Radio After the Earthquake in Nepal

May 21, 2015
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Community radio in Nepal broadcasts after the earthquakes.

The recent devastating earthquake in Nepal, measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale, has affected millions in the country, leading to massive loss of lives and property. Official figures suggest that more than 5500 lives have been lost, with about 8 million affected on the whole.

Child from Fukushima Speaks Out at UN Status of Women Conference

March 8, 2012
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Children from Fukushima spoke at a press conference at the United Nations.

Kokorat (Street Children) testify to the youth reporters of Tele Ghetto

August 4, 2011
Tele Ghetto

Thanks to Brandon Jourdan for sending Waves this post.  Brandon has helped to train the Tele Ghetto reporters.



Uniting in the Face of Unnatural Disasters by Jane Regan

May 14, 2011
The International Association of Community Radios (AMARC) held a special meeting in Haiti on May 9.

PORT-AU-PRINCE, May 9, 2011 (IPS) - "In my opinion, there is no such thing as a natural disaster," says Sylvia Richardson, a volunteer broadcaster, mother of two, assistant librarian, and the new vice president of the North American region of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC).

"Poor people are forced to live in conditions that make them vulnerable. The real question is, why do we have this idea that poverty is 'natural'?" she asked. 

Cine Institute's Video about a 10 Year Old Medical Assistant

October 4, 2010
Haitian child is subject of cine institute's production.
Ciné Institute provides Haitian youth with education, training and em