Colombian refugees in Ecuador
Escucha el testimonio de una mujer colombiana que tuvo que huir a Ecuador debido a la violencia: "Me dijeron que tenía que irme del país por 10 años. Pasé mucho miedo. Tuve que esconderme en una cueva".
|Drought preparedness in action in Horn of Africa
In the Horn of Africa, drought is a recurrent hazard that affects a large percentage of the population. The European Commission established Disaster Risk Reduction programmes in the region in 2006, with a specific focus on drought. These projects seek to build resilience in communities that are particularly vulnerable to drought, so they can cope better when rains fail. (Maria Beatrice Spadacini, October 2011)
(Duration : 5'23") - Script of the recording
|Bush Schools in Central African Republic
After years of conflict in the rural north of Central African Republic, dozens of simple 'bush schools' are helping many children displaced by the fighting to return to full-time education. For many, it is the only chance they have to study. (Daniel Dickinson, December 2009)
(Duration : 2'34")
|Food security in Central African Republic
Farmers in north-west Central African Republic are returning to the fields following the signing of a peace agreement between the government and rebel groups. Many are being encouraged to form new collective farming groups to grow new crops, which is improving nutrition and providing the farmers with much needed income. (Daniel Dickinson, December 2009)
(Duration : 2'17")
|Floods in Malawi
The intensity and frequency of natural disasters in Southern Africa is on the increase as a combination of factors is appearing to change traditional weather patterns across the region. The European Commission Humanitarian Aid department is looking at ways of reducing the impact of these natural disasters on local populations. In Malawi, communities are training to deal with the dangers posed by floods. (Daniel Dickinson, October 2009)
(Duration : 4'00")
|Action against cholera in Zimbabwe
It is a year since the biggest outbreak of cholera in living memory in Africa began in Zimbabwe, an epidemic which led to over 98,500 people being infected almost 4,300 deaths.
(Daniel Dickinson, September 2009)
(Duration : 3'02")
|Radio report from Dadaab,
the 'world's largest refugee camp'
As the conflict in Somalia intensifies, the number of people fleeing the fighting between clans across the country has been increasing. Many people are heading across the Kenyan border to the Dadaab refugee camp, which now accommodates around 270,000 refugees, three times its intended capacity. It’s been dubbed the ‘world’s largest refugee camp’. (Daniel Dickinson, June 2009)
(Duration : 3'31")