Still left in the dark? How people in emergencies use communication to survive – and how humanitarian agencies can help. Policy Briefing No. 6.

Abstract

This briefing focuses on the explosion in access to communications technology among communities affected by disasters. It covers The changing world of communications technology; What communication means to survivors; What communication means to the aid agency; Where is communication on today’s humanitarian map?; Coordination and the systems level challenge; and Funding. It draws on examples from Haiti, Kenya, Somalia, Central African Republic and Indonesia.

Citation

Wall, I.; Robinson, L. Still left in the dark? How people in emergencies use communication tosurvive – and how humanitarian agencies can help. Policy Briefing No. 6. BBC Media Action, London, UK (2012) 16 pp.

Still left in the dark? How people in emergencies use communication to survive – and how humanitarian agencies can help. Policy Briefing No. 6.

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