Country: Asia Pacific

Using radio to reach out to communities in Bangladesh

“There are certain rice seeds that can be planted after the flood water reduces. We learnt how to preserve and plant these seeds from the ‘Hello Red Crescent’ radio programme.” Listener, Hello Red Crescent radio programme Due to its geographical location, Bangladesh is vulnerable to natural disasters, which are increasing in intensity and frequency due to climate change. The coastal regions are affected by cyclones and tidal surges, and flooding occurs every year in the northern region. To build awareness of disaster preparedness among people in Kurigram and Barguna districts, Bangladesh Red Crescent chose community radio stations as a...

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