Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Weeks
HNPW 2024 (29 April - 10 May 2024)
          


 
Session title: How is local media affecting the delivery of humanitarian response and why do we have to care?
Organizer(s): liz.hendry@cdacnetwork.org, saelbers@internews.org, lkrivchenia@INTERNEWS.ORG
8 May 24 14:00-15:30   (Salle 1)
 
SessionAbstract

Clarity in crises? Understanding local media's essential role in guiding crisis-affected communities

In the tumultuous landscape of a crisis, disinformation and inaccurate information pose significant risks to crisis-affected communities, complicating decision-making processes for affected individuals seeking lifesaving assistance. Understanding local media’s role in enabling affected populations to make safe decisions is critical for efficient humanitarian response. Join this panel discussion to explore local media’s role in humanitarian response through H2H Members specialized in working for healthy information ecosystems to better assist crisis-affected populations.


Speakers

Panelists:

  • Khadiga Agab, CDAC Network expert pool member, Sudan

  • Asia Kambal, Internews Project Manager Rooted in Trust, Sudan

  • Mosaab Baba, Media Development Director at Gisa Group, Sudan


Facilitator:

  • Emmanuel Tronc, H2H Head of Outreach and Engagement


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