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Since early this year, we’ve worked to increase access to life-saving information about COVID-19 for people around the world. As of June, nearly 90% of Internews projects had redesigned their activities to respond to COVID-19.
|Internews provided support directly related to COVID-19 in 57 countries||Internews supported the production of COVID-related information in 110 languages|
|Our program teams hosted 138 webinars on COVID-19 topics, attended by 7,707 people|
Project Spotlight: COVID-19 News Doesn’t Stop, So These Journalists Lived in Their Office
Two journalists from Internews partner Eye Radio in Juba, South Sudan lived at their radio station for four months to ensure information continued to flow to listeners during the pandemic. Read more
Featured Grantee: Mobilizing a Network of Women to Get COVID-19 Information to Rural Villages
A grantee of Internews’ Rapid Response Fund in the Democratic Republic of the Congo works with women’s groups, originally established to fight sexual violence, to educate citizens about coronavirus prevention. The grant supported production of COVID-related radio programming and distribution of radios to listening groups, spreading information among hard-to-reach rural families. Read more
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(Banner photo: COVID-19 Awareness Banner in Bahrain. Credit Mohamed Toorani/Wikimedia)