Radio programming

Radio can be a vital tool to reach a wide audience. We use radio programmes to share lifesaving information with communities, and as a platform to encourage open discussions and feedback on a range of important topics. These tools and resources will enable you to use radio programming effectively.

7 March 2022

Breaking the silos in community-driven epidemic preparedness

Type:

Case Study

Organization:

Cameroon Red Cross, IFRC, Kenya Red Cross, Croix-rouge du Congo, Uganda Red Cross, US AID

A case study on IFRC’s Community Epidemic and Pandemic Preparedness Program (CP3) which applies a model of community engagement and participation, engaging both national and local leaders and influencers to drive locally-led change, strengthening their ability to prevent, detect and respond to disease threats before they become outbreaks.

  • Epidemic control
  • Health communications
  • Mobile cinema
  • Preparedness

13 April 2020

The new coronavirus radio show guide and running order

Type:

Tool

Organization:

IFRC

This risk communication and community engagement (RCCE) guide can help you run an interactive radio chat show programme to provide communities with timely, accurate information about the new coronavirus.

  • Radio
  • Risk Communication
  • Swahili

1 April 2020

Engaging communities for behaviour change

Type:

Report

Organization:

IFRC

This report produced by IFRC and Rwandan Red Cross investigates whether mobile cinemas and radio shows actually work in sensitising communities and influencing behaviour change in Rwanda. It also looks at unintended impacts of these approaches.

  • Africa
  • Mobile cinema
  • Radio

30 March 2020

Radio show review template

Type:

Template

Organization:

IFRC

A radio show review template, which can be used to support your Community Engagement and Accountability activities related to radio programming.

  • Feedback
  • Participation
  • Radio

30 March 2020

Content to add to your radio show

Type:

Template

Organization:

IFRC

An example of the different kinds of content that can be used in a radio show, which can be used as part of your Community Engagement and Accountability initiatives.

  • Feedback
  • Information as aid
  • Participation
  • Radio

30 March 2020

Sample radio show about gender-based violence

Type:

Tool

Organization:

IFRC

A sample radio show schedule for a show about preventing and responding to violence against women, which can be used as part of your Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA) initiatives.

  • Feedback
  • Gender
  • Information as aid
  • Participation