• Internews Radio Assessment After Hurricane Matthew in Haiti

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    Wednesday, October 19, 2016

    In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, Internews sent a technical team out to the most affected areas to assess the damage caused by the hurricane.

    Internews has a longstanding relationship with local media on the island and believes they have a crucial role to play during and after a humanitarian crisis. In a country where over 70% of the population tunes in daily to radio, local media outlets are essential to rebuild communities, provide life-saving information and allow people to voice their concerns and facilitate the conversation between everyone involved in the recovery of Haiti.

  • UK tackles threat of major cholera spike in the wake of Hurricane Matthew

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    Sunday, October 16, 2016

    (Internews is part of the support effort in Haiti described in this article from the UK Government.)

    The International Development Secretary Priti Patel has committed new support to tackle the threat of cholera in Haiti, ensuring more lives can be saved in the wake of the devastating hurricane.

    In addition, as the leading funder to Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance, DFID is supporting the immediate shipment of one million doses of the cholera vaccine to Haiti.

  • Undercover and Working for Change

    Monday, October 10, 2016

    Last year the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights named Honduras the most dangerous country in Latin America for journalists. Xiomara Orellana has been working as a journalist for decades in Honduras. She has taken great risks to follow her passion to explain the migration experience.

    “The essence of what you do is in the impact that it has on people; for you to inform, change, help consolidate democratic societies."

    —Xiomara Orellana

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  • Addressing the Critical Need for Lifesaving Information in the Wake of Hurricane Matthew

    Monday, October 10, 2016

    At least 1,000 people are now feared dead in the wake of the devastating hurricane that hit Haiti on October 4th. The storm has left in its wake a serious humanitarian crisis, made worse by the fact that a cholera epidemic was only barely being held in check prior to the storm. Relatively isolated areas in southwestern Haiti were particularly hard hit, with damage estimates of up to 80% of structures.

  • The State of Media in Ukraine: the Internews Annual Survey

    Tuesday, October 4, 2016
    Ukraine has a pluralistic, mature media landscape, although much of it is tinged with propaganda. Every year, Internews conducts an in-depth survey to track the evolution of this landscape, seeking to understand how people access and process critical news and information. The 2016 survey reveals a drop in trust of Russian media, an increase in people getting their news from the internet, and a growing awareness of ownership of local and national media.