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.

29 June 2019

Broadcasting live radio programs on disaster preparedness and response through community radio stations: guidelines

Type:

Tool

Organization:

IFRC

IFRC Guidelines on ‘Broadcasting Live Radio Programs on Disaster Preparedness and Response Through Community Radio Stations’. They cover the role of community radio in providing information to communities in Bangladesh.

  • Communication
  • Disaster
  • Information
  • Preparedness

27 June 2019

A guide to radio distribution

Type:

Tool

Organization:

Internews

A Radio Distribution Module, which details what the Internews Humanitarian Information Services team learned working in South Sudan. Additional resources are available on the Internews website: https://internews.org/.

  • Communication
  • Participation
  • Radio

27 June 2019

What role can drama play in conflict?

Type:

Publication

Organization:

BBC Media

A research briefing from BBC Media Action, about radio drama Hay el Matar, which aired in Syria from 2015 – 2017. More resources are available on the BBC website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/mediaaction/research-and-insight.

  • Conflict
  • Drama
  • Participation
  • Syria

19 June 2019

Community listeners’ groups

Type:

Report

Organization:

IFRC

Read this report on Listeners’ Clubs in the DRC and Niger, to find out more about the importance of community radio in rural communities.

  • Feedback
  • Information as aid
  • Participation
  • Radio

19 June 2019

The power of radio

Type:

Training Material

Organization:

IFRC

Watch this Powerpoint presentation to find out more about the IFRC’s use of community radio and listening groups in Sierra Leone.

  • Feedback
  • Information as aid
  • Participation
  • Radio

17 June 2019

Listen Act Now

Type:

Video

Organization:

Bangladesh Red Cross, Timor-Leste Red Cross Society

A video produced by the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society about beneficial communication, which can be used to support radio programming CEA initiatives.

  • Feedback
  • Information as aid
  • Participation
  • Video