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Prasangik (Assamese)

Focusing on risk factors associated with pregnant and lactating women of flood prone

areas of Dibrugarh, the radio programmes talk about risk analysis, nutritional factors associated with women of flood prone areas,  government programmes designed and implemented to minimize the health risk of women, and pregnancy complications and how home-based new born care (HBNC) can be more effective in the flood prone area.

The episode highlights the importance of new born care,  emphasising on home-based new born care (HBNC) can reduce IMR. The second segment of the episode highlights on WASH and the role and responsibilities of Public Health Engineering Department of the district and how they ensure WASH compliances pre-, during- and post-floods. Executive Engineer of PHED explains their role in WASH in flood and flood affected areas.

Participants: Bhaskar Jyoti Bhuyan, Charu Dihingia, Pinku Gohain, Rumi Naik and Rubi Naik.
Experts: NA
Programme Format: Magazine
Date of Broadcast: 2019-11-11
Date of Upload: 2020-02-05 07:50:52
File Format: MP3
Themes: Risk Reduction --> Disaster Risk Reduction

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Community Radio for Risk Reduction

Capacity Building and Networking Workshop for Community Radio (CR) Stations to Advance Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Environmental Sustainability
Venue: New Delhi
Date: 30th August 2019
Description: The workshop sought to strengthen capacity of Community Radio (CR) stations and create networking opportunities for key stakeholders to advance Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and environmental sustainability in the country. The workshop was attended by more than 50 CR Stations from all over the country and focused on the role of CR Stations at various stages of DRR (before, after and during disasters). While domain experts tried to build a clear understanding of various aspects of DRR, representatives of CR Stations shared their experiences and challenges in the context of disasters and how they have been innovating on the go to reduce disaster related risks. At the end of the workshop, based on mutual exchange of information and knowledge on enhancing the role of CR in DRR and environmental sustainability, some CR Stations set out to produce sample radio programmes in various languages for broadcasting and also sharing for learning in the CR sector. The workshop was organised by UNICEF and OneWorld Foundation India in New Delhi on 30th August 2019 at the end of the 7th National Community Radio Sammelan - 2019.

Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Environmental Sustainability

  • Chanderi Ki Awaaz, Madhya Pradesh
  • Mandakini Ki Awaaz, Uttarakhand
  • Radio Brahmaputra, Assam
  • Radio Kissan, Odisha

Email: rajiv.tikoo@oneworld.net.in